Apply for funds: Darwin Initiative: Round 30

Apply for funds: Darwin Initiative: Round 30
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Applications are now open for The Darwin Initiative grants.

Introduction: The Darwin Initiative offers various grants to support projects focused on biodiversity conservation and multidimensional poverty reduction. These grants cater to different project stages and objectives, providing funding opportunities for a wide range of initiatives. Below are the key features and criteria for each grant category.

Note: Every grant requires capacity building activities. WildTeam is a UK charity with 10 years experience as capacity building experts and have a range of professional conservation courses that are ready to deliver. Please get in touch at hello@wildteam.org.uk if you want to explore having WildTeam as a partner to fulfill the capacity building criteria of this grant, and to increase your chances of success.

1. Darwin Initiative Main:

  • Grant Range: £100,000 to £600,000
  • Duration: 1 to 3 years, starting between 1 April 2024 and 30 September 2024, completing by 31 March 2027
  • Scoring Criteria: Technical, Biodiversity, and Poverty Reduction
  • Emphasis: Deliver strong results based on good evidence and potential to scale further
  • Focus: Capability and capacity building activities as a core component.

2. Darwin Initiative Extra:

  • Grant Range: £600,000 to £5 million
  • Duration: 1 to 5 years, starting between 1 April 2024 and 30 September 2024, completing by 31 March 2029
  • Scoring Criteria: Technical, Biodiversity, Poverty Reduction, and Scaling
  • Emphasis: Projects on a clear scaling pathway, demonstrating potential to scale further
  • Focus: Capability and capacity building activities as a core component

3. Darwin Initiative Innovation:

  • Grant Range: £10,000 to £200,000
  • Duration: 1 to 2 years, starting between 1 April 2024 and 30 September 2024, completing by 31 March 2026
  • Scoring Criteria: Technical, Biodiversity, Poverty Reduction, and Innovation
  • Emphasis: Testing novel approaches with potential for scaling
  • Focus: Opportunities to enhance capability and capacity

4. Darwin Initiative Capability & Capacity:

  • Grant Range: £50,000 to £200,000
  • Duration: 1 to 2 years, starting between 1 April 2024 and 30 September 2024, completing by 31 March 2026
  • Scoring Criteria: Technical and Capability & Capacity
  • Emphasis: Developing the capability and capacity of local and national organizations
  • Focus: Structured training, fellowships, mentoring, and organizational development

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Go to the profile of Grace Alawa
9 months ago

Thanks for sharing Sir 

Go to the profile of Ghyslain Mabaya
9 months ago

I'm interested. Can I have more details

Go to the profile of Adam Barlow
9 months ago

Hi Ghyslain - all the details should be in the links. Cheers, adam

Go to the profile of Handsen Mseteka
12 days ago

Hi, my name is Handsen Mseteka, i work for Game Rangers International as Director, Resource Protection Program. We are very interested in applying for one of these grants, how would you please share resources, procedures and information on how to apply? We are more than willing to partners with you to access the grant.

My email address is handsen@gamerangersinternational.org

Regards

Go to the profile of Adam Barlow
8 days ago

Hello Handsen - here is a link to the info on this grant: https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/the-darwin-initiative