The Grootbos Foundation and Whale Coast Conservation have 14 small grants available for conservation projects to support the Overberg Green Economy. Max value: R 30 000.

Applications deadline: 31 October 2018 at 17:00

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We are looking for 14 projects that will grow the Green Economy and provide social upliftment within the Overberg Region.

The Grootbos Foundation/Whale Coast Conservation aims to assist local organisations and individuals to facilitate conservation projects in the Overberg District through the allocation of small grants,

  1. To support the growth and development of new entrants to the conservation sector;
  2. To facilitate the inclusion and involvement of a wider range of stakeholders in conservation;
  3. To support coastal and marine conservation initiatives;
  4. To mentor social enterprise development projects which create income for impoverished communities via conservation-based activities; and
  5. To facilitate alien clearing by empowering local contracting teams.

Applications will be adjudicated by a joint Grootbos Foundation/Whale Coast Conservation committee.  Only one application per organisation is eligible for a grant of not more than R30 000 in the 3-year funding cycle.  Preference will be given to projects that promote local conservation and can show positive environmental change.

Please attach the following documents to your application:

●        A copy of your ID or business registration

●        Proof of bank account

●        Any letters of authorisation needed to complete your project

●        Quotes for any equipment more than R1000 in value

The deadline for submission is 31 October 2018 at 17:00.   We regret that no late submissions will be accepted.



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