Jim Smith Endowment Fund Grant

Ohio Cichlid Association

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Deadline: Sep 15, 2020

Grant amount: Approximately US $2,000

Fields of work: Ichthyology (Fish) Freshwater Conservation

Applicant type: Individuals

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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The Ohio Cichlid Association’s Jim Smith Endowment Fund is dedicated to supporting those who do work furthering cichlid or catfish research, education or conservation.  It was founded in 2003 to honor the late Jim Smith, a beloved and long-time OCA board member, to continue the good work he did during his life. 

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


  • Projects must benefit cichlid research, education, or conservation.
  • Proposals that were submitted, but not chosen for the award in past years, can be resubmitted this year.
  • Proposals for projects that were partially funded by the Fund in past years can be resubmitted for further funding.