Deadline: 1 July 2016
The Conservation, Food and Health (CFH) Foundation is accepting concept notes for its second round grants from non-profit organizations in the developing countries that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem in the field.
- Conservation: Conservation grants help improve ecological and environmental conditions in the developing world. The foundation supports field research and related research activities, training, and technical assistance efforts that:
- help conserve viable ecosystems and protect biological diversity in developing countries
- train local leaders in conservation and protection of resources, with an emphasis on technical and scientific training
- Food: Food grants support focused efforts to improve access to food for consumption in developing countries. Areas of interest include projects that:
- promote or develop specific sustainable agriculture practices with potential to advance science and practice in other countries
- explore and refine innovative education and training interventions for small scale food producers and farmers
- advance new approaches to control pests and diseases affecting important food crops of developing countries
- Health: The foundation supports public health programs that are preventive rather than curative in nature. It supports research, technical assistance, and training projects that:
- improve public health through community-based efforts that address health promotion, disease prevention, family planning, and reproductive health
- increase the understanding and treatment of tropical diseases
The average grant is approximately $20,000. Grants exceeding $25,000 are rarely awarded.
- The foundation’s geographic focus is the developing world.
- The foundation will support: Non-governmental organizations (NGO), Nonprofit organizations, Civil society organizations, Community-based organizations, Colleges, universities and academic institutions.
- The foundation does not support businesses, government agencies, humanitarian relief organizations other foundations or churches.
How to Apply
- The application process consists of two phases:
- concept notes
- full proposals
- Applicants must first submit a concept note and the selected applicants will be invited to submit full proposals.
For more information, please visit CFH Grants.