Call for Proposals: 2012 Conservation Leadership Programme Awards

By Kiragu Mwangi, Thu, 29/09/2011 - 09:30

The Conservation Leadership Programme aims to contribute to long-term conservation in priority areas by encouraging and engaging potential leaders in biodiversity conservation and providing opportunities for individuals to gain practical skills and experience. This partnership initiative, which includes BirdLife International, Conservation International, Fauna & Flora International, and Wildlife Conservation Society, has been helping young conservationists across the world to achieve their goals for over 25 years. The Programme currently works toward its aims by offering awards, training, mentoring and networking opportunities. The Conservation Leadership Programme is currently soliciting applications for 2012 Conservation Awards. These awards are aimed at early-career conservationists (less than 5 years professional experience in the conservation sector). Successful applicants will: 1.) develop the knowledge, skills and abilities of team members; 2.) implement a focused, high-priority conservation project combining research and action; and 3.) contribute to the long-term success of local conservation efforts. •Future Conservationist Awards: Approximately 22 awards of up to $15,000 each •Conservation Follow-up Awards: Approximately 5 awards of up to $25,000 each (available only to previous CLP award winners) •Conservation Leadership Awards: 1 award of $50,000 each (available only to previous CLP award winners) The application deadline is 18th November 2011 and awards will be announced in April 2012. Please visit the CLP website,, for detailed eligibility criteria, guidelines and an application form. Please forward this announcement to other potentially interested individuals, organizations or academic institutions. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact a member of the CLP team well before the application deadline for advice on project eligibility, methods and project activities. The CLP can also put teams in touch with local partner offices or other experts who can provide additional advice. Those applicants who meet the eligibility criteria will receive feedback on their proposals from expert reviewers. A representative from each award-winning team will be invited to attend an international training event in July 2012 organized by the CLP to share ideas, develop new skills and knowledge and network with other like-minded practitioners. Award winners are incorporated into a large alumni network where they can access additional support and expertise as they implement their projects and beyond. Have additional questions or seeking advice? Email for more information.



I also need an application for whcih i will submit for future conservationists awards. My Ph.D is also on "conservation of biodiversity natural heritage in legl aspect of Nepal". i do have additional degree of rural development. Thanks

Dear Sir/Madam Hope Association for Development (HAD) is non-governmental association, non- political and non-profit which was established in 1996 HAD has registered with Ministry of Interior of Royal Government of Cambodia and got permitting letter form the Ministry of Interior in April 30, 2001. HAD central office # 297, Group 11, Romchek 1 village, Rattanak commune, Battambang city, Battambang province, Cambodia. Aims of HAD for helping the poor and poorest people in Cambodia through development projects such as Agriculture, Environment, Climate Change, Wildlife Prevention, Natural Resource Management, Fisheries, Livestock, Livelihood and Food Security. After I have studded on website of your Organization Information and Activities, HAD is interesting and wish to apply for funding to your organization and now HAD based in Cambodia of Southeast Asia region I would like have a question to you what dose HAD eligible to submit a project proposal for funding? because I not sure your project can do work in Cambodia? if eligible to submit a project proposal on behalf of HAD would like to propose your application form for funding to study and fill for proposing fund from your organization for carrying out the project activity of HAD. Recently again on behalf of HAD would like thank you with your reading above information and HAD looking forward to hearing from you in cooperation. Thank you. Best regards, Mr.Mao Sophea Director of HAD P.O.Box 295 Battambang, Cambodia Tell: (855)12768498

If you are interested in applying for an award please visit the website ( for further information. Please pay particular attention to the eligibility criteria found in the Guidelines ( To submit an application, please access the CLP Application Forum at

Application forms can be downloaded in MS Word with this link: Please note that applications can only be accepted through the CLP Application Forum at until 18th November.

Unfortunately the deadline for submitting draft proposals for feedback was 1st November, so we are unable to offer comments at this stage, however applications are accepted through the CLP Application Forum at until 18th November. Future Conservationist Award application forms can be downloaded in MS Word with this link:

I have gone through the guide lines, and developed an outlines of proposal and submitted along with cv. i needs to get feed back. Thanks.

I am in need for the award application form. I have failed to down load the one on the web page. I would love to receive it in microsoft word.

Dear sir/madam, My name is Endalew and i want to apply for the program. I am from Ethiopia and I would like to know how I can participate in the application. Thank you very much.

Requesting for guide line in establishing community conservation in Ngamiland with regard to wildlife and animal people co existence. To establish a conservation trust

Iam very glad to see this announcement, Iam in Somalia and i have seen that we are one of the not eligible CLP Support so I would like to participate so what is the problem? Thanks so much.

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