US Department of the Interior – Central Africa Regional Program 

Type of project: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s mission works to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. The International Affairs Program delivers this mission through its financial assistance programs by supporting strategic projects that deliver measurable conservation results for priority species and their habitats around the world. The Central Africa Program focuses on developing the capacity of protected area and conservation managers to sustain healthy wildlife populations and benefit those communities with which they co-exist.

Location: Central African region: Conkouati-Douli National Park and surrounding areas in the Republic of Congo, Chinko Nature Reserve in Central Africa Republic, the Dzanga-Sangha Protected Area complex in Central African Republic, Garamba National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo, and Mbam et Djerem National Park and surrounding areas in Cameroon.

Eligibility: Applicants may be multi-national secretariats, U.S. and foreign non-profits, non-governmental organizations, community and Indigenous organizations, and U.S. and foreign public and private institutions of higher education.

Grant size: $700,000 – $2,500,000

Closing date: 30 September