The Rainforest Trust

Type of project: The Rainforest Trust partners with local conservation organizations to create new protected areas and expand existing ones for Critically Endangered and Endangered species. Applying organizations may submit proposals for either a land purchase or a protected area designation.

Location: Tropical Latin America, Africa, and Asia.

Eligibility: Nonprofit entities and NGOs.

Grant size: Feasibility Awards average $10,000; in exceptional situations, amounts of greater than $20,000 may be considered. Protected or Conserved Area Creation Awards of $250,000 and above must be submitted by the deadline.

Deadline: 1 June

Apply: Apply for Funding – Rainforest Trust