Conservation Action Now (CAN) Grant Program

Oklahoma City Zoo


Grant amount: Up to US $2,500

Anticipated deadline: Oct 12, 2019 9:59pm PDT

Applicant type: Organizations

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

The Oklahoma City Zoo & Botanical Garden is committed to supporting the conservation of imperiled species, habitats and their surrounding communities through species preservation, research and education.  The Zoo is offering competitive small grants in amounts not to exceed $2,500.00 each.


Grants will be awarded based on proposal merit and in accordance with one or more of the following purposes:

    Conservation Education – building an awareness of a conservation program that can effect change.


    Scientific Research – in-situ or ex-situ research projects that have a direct impact on conservation of an imperiled species or habitat in its native location.


    Species Preservation – direct care or work with an imperiled species in-situ or ex-situ which results in an improved capability to preserve that species in its native habitat.

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

    Ineligibility:

    • Requests will not be considered for salaries, with the exception of locally hired support staff.
    • No more than 20% of awarded funds can be used towards travel expenses (travel expenses are defined as air and ground transportation).
    • Awarded funds cannot be used for direct mail solicitations, funds reimbursement or annual campaigns.