Disney Conservation Fund

Disney Conservation Fund:The wellbeing of people is deeply connected to the health of the planet. That’s why the Disney Conservation Fund grants support projects with a holistic approach to conservation – blending both scientific research and community engagement to protect wildlife and their habitats.
To date the fund has awarded more than $65 million to projects in 115 countries through its annual grants program.
Please review eligibility criteria for our Annual Conservation Grants program. Submit an inquiry form by the deadline — no invitation code is required for this step. Projects that are a good fit for our criteria will be provided with additional details to submit a full application.
The DCF will accept inquiries for the 2018 granting cycle from October 1, 2017- November 17, 2017 (11:59pm EST)
 
Annual Grants Eligibility Criteria:The Disney Conservation Fund has a long history of supporting organizations working with communities to prepare for and respond to disasters or conservation emergencies. This year the Disney Conservation Fund is proud to be supporting the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to help carry forward this commitment to helping communities and animals when they need it the most. For more information on how to apply for an IFAW Disaster Response Grant and the program criteria please visit the IFAW website.
Annual Conservation Grants:Organizations interested in applying for an Annual Conservation Grant:
Please review eligibility criteria for our Annual Conservation Grants program. Submit an inquiry form by the deadline – no invitation code is required for this step. Projects that are a good fit for our criteria will be provided with additional details to submit a full application.
 
What criteria are used to evaluate each proposal?
• The proposal should be cooperative in nature and may have matching funds.
• The proposal should clearly contribute to the conservation of endangered or threatened species in the wild,
their habitats and engage the communities that surround them through community-based education programs
or support sustainable community development projects that assist communities in protecting nature.
• The proposal should build on previous work including an established commitment to a conservation program OR
is well suited to become or contribute to a long-term conservation program.
• The principle investigator affirms that the welfare of the animals identified in this study is not compromised.
Specifically, the principle investigator affirms that:
o Capture/restraint techniques minimize stress and the potential for physical injury or psychological harm
o Immobilization/anesthesia is done under the direct supervision of a veterinarian or other trained
professional
o Exposure to noxious stimuli and presumptive negative effects are minimized with administration of anesthetic and/or analgesic agents where appropriate
Eligible countries:South Africa,China, India, Indonesia, Japan,Antigua, Barbados, Castaway Cay, Cayman Islands, Florida (Port Canaveral), Grenada, Jamaica, Mexico, Nassau, St. Lucia, St. Kitts, Puerto Rico, St. Maarten, St. Thomas,Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Galapagos Islands
Australia, France, England, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Poland, United Kingdom, Ireland, Alaska, Australia, California, China, Eastern Gulf of Mexico,Florida, Hawaii, Indo-Pacific,  North America Mexico, Alaska, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, New
York, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Washington

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