Caribbean Islands Biodiversity Hotspt. Proposals due October 17, 2011

Submitted by lelder on Thu, 10/06/2011 - 2:03pm

Caribbean Islands Biodiversity Hotspot Call for Proposals

The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) is the Regional Implementation Team for the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) in the Caribbean Islands Biodiversity Hotspot. CEPF provides grants to civil society organizations to help protect biodiversity hotspots. Strategic directions and investment priorities are to improve protection and management of 45 priority key biodiversity areas financing mechanisms; integrate biodiversity conservation into landscape and development planning and implementation in six conservation corridors; and support Caribbean civil society to achieve biodiversity conservation by building local and regional institutional capacity and by fostering stakeholder collaboration. CANARI is inviting proposals from nongovernmental organizations, community groups, private enterprises, universities and other civil society organizations for regionally based, multi-country projects. This call is open to single-country projects that are based in Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the Bahamas. Applicants can submit more than one letter of inquiry. Proposals
are due October 17, 2011.