ARCOS Small Grants Programme

Application deadline: 15 May 2015 / 15 November 2015
Website: ARCOS Small Grants Programme

Description: ARCOS’ Small Grants Programme aims to enhance collaborative sustainable solutions for biodiversity and people, focusing on critical landscapes and watersheds of the Albertine Rift, the Great Lakes Region of East and Central Africa and the African Mountains.

Under this programme, civil society organizations are invited to submit project proposals of which budgets don’t exceed $5,000 and which contribute to the achievement of the programme’s goals under the following areas of work:

  • Capacity building and institutional Development
  • Nature based community enterprises
  • Ecosystem services and sustainable benefits
  • Policy analysis and advocacy
  • Climate change and community adaptation
  • Natural resources management governance
  • Awareness, knowledge and information
  • Biodiversity threat mitigation.

Every year, proposals are received on a two-round basis with the first round open from 1st of April through 15th of May and the second round open from 1st of October through 15th of November.