The Global Forest Watch (GFW) Small Grants Fund is seeking applicants to use GFW’s near real-time data in efforts to combat illegal or unwanted deforestation through enforcement and advocacy. The Small Grants Fund aims to promote impact, uptake and innovative use of GFW – an online platform for monitoring forests – by civil society.
The Small Grants Fund is now accepting applications for the 2017 cycle. Non-governmental organizations from the following countries are eligible: South America: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. Central Africa: Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Uganda. Southeast Asia: Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea and Timor Leste.
Winning proposals will receive $10,000 - 40,000 USD and technical assistance for initiatives that turn GFW’s information into action.
The deadline to submit an application is April 15th, so spread the word and apply today! Please visit GFW’s website for further details and application information.