APPLY: $5,000 Rapid Protected-Area Feasibility Awards (by Rainforest Trust)

Rapid Protected-Area Feasibility Awards- rainforest trust

APPLY: $5,000 Rapid Protected-Area Feasibility Awards (by Rainforest Trust)

Deadline: All Year Round


Applications for Rapid Protected-Area Feasibility Awards are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Rainforest Trust provides Rapid Protected-Area Feasibility Awards to encourage conservationists and researchers to evaluate important potential sites for creating new Protected Areas. Awards average $5,000.


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Successful applications should exhibit clear intent to establish a new Protected Area and one or more of the following:

  • Plan to evaluate the presence and abundance of Endangered or Critically Endangered species within unprotected sites
  • Efforts to evaluate land ownership of unprotected sites where Endangered or Critically Endangered species are found
  • Efforts to negotiate land prices and gauge willingness to sell privately owned land
  • Assessments of community and government interest in Protected Area creation


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To request a Feasibility Award, download the application and submit to for review.


Fill out the Feasibility Award Application

Download Application



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Kunlere is an environment and sustainable development strategist with years of active experience in environmental compliance monitoring and enforcement. You may follow him on Twitter via @kunlere_idowu


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