NPSO Field Research Grants

Native Plant Society of Oregon

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Deadline: Mar 1, 2021

Grant amount: Up to US $750

Fields of work: Botanical Conservation Botany

Applicant type: Organizations

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Oregon

Location of residency: United States

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About this funder:



Native Plant Society of Oregon sponsors small field research grants.The objectives of the program are:

  • To stimulate basic field research into the biology and distribution of Oregon's native and naturalized flora and vegetation, particularly in the more remote areas of the state.
  • To promote native plant conservation through better understanding of Oregon's flora and vegetation and the factors affecting their survival.

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


  • Proposals must pertain to native or naturalized plants of Oregon.
  • Applicants need not be residents of Oregon, nor NPSO members
  • Up to $750 of expenses may be covered per proposal, including:
    • Direct costs of travel, meals, lodging, and supplies
    • Services such as copying, phone, computer time
    • Film and processing if part of final report


  • Preference will be given to covering costs associated with field work, especially research conducted in Oregon east of the 121st meridian.
  • Preference will be given to proposals expected to generate data useful for conservation of native plants in the wild.
  • Preference will be given to proposals demonstrating cooperation with other organizations or agencies.
  • Priority will be given to designation of the Leighton Ho Field Botany Award as a matching grant for a project of The Nature Conservancy that otherwise meets the requirements of these guidelines, with the exception that preference will be for research conducted west of the 121st meridian.


  • Non-eligible expenses include the following:
    • Wages
    • Typing and graphics for publication
    • Film and processing for personal or other use unrelated to final report