IBA: Research and Conservation Grants

International Association for Bear Research and Management (IBA)

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Grant amount: US $500 - US $10,000

Anticipated deadline: Dec 1, 2020 2:59pm PST

Applicant type: Research Scientist Graduate Student Faculty Indigenous Group Nonprofit Undergraduate Student Postdoctoral Researcher Unaffiliated Researcher Government Entity

Funding uses: Research, Project / Program

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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IBA aims to understand the world’s 8 bear species through scientific research and collaboration with communities, conservationists, managers, researchers, and students across the globe.

Research and Conservation Grants

IBA Research and Conservation Grants (RCG) are awarded to help support bear conservation, education projects, and research. Emphasis is given to projects that demonstrate significant positive effects for bear species, populations, and areas of the world with the highest conservation needs. Funds for these grants have been made available by The John Sheldon Bevins Memorial Foundation and other generous donors.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • IBA wants to support well-designed projects, either research or conservation-oriented.
  • Research should ultimately support conservation efforts; conservation projects should be strongly based on good science and also well-linked to local and regional communities.
  • Anyone may apply, including undergraduate, graduate, or post-doctoral students; researchers; educational institutions; conservation organizations; and government agencies.
  • Applicants must become IBA members before they begin the application process.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Applicants must become IBA members before they begin the application process.



  •  IBA policy is to not pay indirect or overhead costs.