Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) Team Awards 2021 for early-career conservationists

Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) Team Awards 2021 for early-career conservationists

Deadline: October 23, 2020

The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) is accepting applications for the 2021 Team Awards. The awards target exceptional teams of early-career conservationists leading high-priority projects across the world.

The CLP Team Awards are a competitive process through which CLP aims to identify, recognise and empower rising stars in conservation, who work mainly in the developing world.

Awards are granted to teams undertaking high-priority projects that involve not just research but also practical actions and community outreach to promote pro-conservation attitudes and achieve tangible, effective and long-lasting conservation solutions.

Awards

Through the new online application portal, eligible applicants can apply for one of three types of award:

  1. Future Conservationist Awards (up to $15,000 per project)
  2. Conservation Follow-Up Awards (up to $25,000 per project; available only to previous recipients of a Future Conservationist Award)
  3. Conservation Leadership Award (up to $50,000 per project; available only to previous recipients of a Follow-Up Award).

Benefits

  • The award-winning teams will benefit from a project grant as well as global recognition for their exceptional work in conservation.
  • All team members will have opportunities to build connections with peers and access expert mentorship through the CLP Alumni Network.
  • Individuals from winning teams are also invited to participate in international, regional and online training courses to develop their conservation knowledge and skills.
  • The international Conservation Management & Leadership course is particularly renowned among CLP alumni.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must propose projects that support the conservation of species listed as Data Deficient, Vulnerable, Endangered or Critically Endangered on the global IUCN Red List.
  • Projects must take place in an eligible country, be led (or co-led) by a national of one of these countries, and involve at least three team members.
  • Projects submitted for Future Conservation Awards should last for three to 12 months.
  • Follow-up projects may be up to but no more than two years in length.

Application

Applications for Future Conservationist Awards must be submitted using the online platform by 23:59pm GMT on 23 October 2020. CLP alumni applying for Follow-up or Leadership Awards must submit a Logical Framework by 17 September 2020 and, if this is approved, they must submit a full application by the 23 October 2020 deadline.

More details can be found on the FAQs and Guidelines for Applicants.

Click here to apply.

For more information, visit CLP Team Awards.

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