The first SOS Call for Proposals is now open, accepting Threatened Species and Rapid Action Grants. Deadline for applications is August 12, 2011.
SOS (Save Our Species) is a global coalition initiated by the 3 founding partners IUCN, GEF and World Bank to build the biggest species conservation fund, supporting on-the-ground field conservation projects all over the world. Grants will be allocated according to strategic directions identified in consultation with IUCN`s Species Program and Species Survival Commission.
The SOS Strategic Directions currently open for Threatened Species Grants are:
- Threatened amphibians
- Critically Endangered birds
- Threatened Asian and African mammals
To read more or apply for a grant, click here.