Resilience in Wildlife Community Grants

Resilience in Wildlife Community Grants
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The Lion’s Share has launched a call for proposals to support initiatives in communities dependent on wildlife-based tourism.

The small grants will be disbursed to non-profit organizations in developing countries seeking funds to demonstrate innovative local-level action to increase resilience and well-being of communities against external shocks such as pandemic crises in wildlife rich areas.

Each proposal will be assessed based on the grant objectives outlined below:

  • Deliver concrete results within one year of fund transfer;
  • Represent an investment in a developing country in areas with critical species and habitats with current nature-based tourism activities;
  • Demonstrate wider community benefits with increased resilience;
  • Demonstrate innovation and scalability (to other communities);
  • Address longer-term sustainability of interventions; Provide compelling local stories.

The 'Call for Proposals' document provides further details, including how to apply on Lion's Share website.

Deadline for applications: 5 pm ET, May 15, 2020.

The Lion’s Share is an initiative from film director, Christopher Nelius and Rob Galluzzo, and it is co-founded and fully supported by the UN Development Programme.