Funding Opportunities From US: USFWS Grant Announcement

The Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) is pleased to inform you of a forthcoming funding opportunity within the Wildlife Without Borders programme of the United States Fish & Wildlife Service International Conservation Funds. Project proposals can be submitted to the Critically Endangered Animals Conservation Fund (CEACF). The deadline for applying for this grant is 15 May 2014.

Instructions for applicants can be found  here.

This grant promotes objectives that are consistent with those of the Convention and its specialized agreements and may thus provide a source of funding to assist CMS with the implementation of conservation activities on the ground. The CMS Secretariat encourages its Parties and partners to propose projects that contribute to the implementation of the Convention and its instruments, in line with any plans, actions or initiatives developed under them, and will strive to support these proposals with letters of endorsement.

Anyone interested in submitting a project to this USFWS Fund that supports CMS

goals is asked to please contact both:

Laura Cerasi

Associate Partnerships and Fundraising Officer

UNEP/CMS Secretariat



Monika Thiele

Programme Officer/Focal Point for North America

UNEP/CMS Secretariat