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Supporting Conservation Efforts Through the Conservation Grants Fund

Mar 09, 2021 at 11:00 am by Amanda Lai

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Grant Opportunity: The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) Conservation Grants Fund program is currently accepting applications for grants to support conservation, scientific, and education initiatives in AZA- accredited zoos and aquariums.  Of particular interest to the AZA are projects that improve management, welfare, and care of endangered and threatened wildlife in a zoological setting as well as directly connect zoo and aquarium animal collections with the conservation of endangered or threatened wildlife and ecosystems.

Grants are awarded in the following categories:

  • Animal Health
  • Animal Welfare
  • Conservation Education
  • Field Conservation 
  • Animal/ Population Management
  • Research

Eligibility: Principal investigators must hold an independent AZA Membership in order to be eligible to apply.

Grant Amount/ Grant Period: The average grant award is $18,000. 

Grant Deadline: March 15th, 2021.

For more information: Click here to view the FAQ page and to download application materials.

Brockport Research Institute provides grant-writing, evaluation, project management, and professional learning services. For questions or more information, please call the office at (585) 431- 3416 or contact us: info@