The Royal Geographical Society- RGS is a UK’s learned society and professional body for geography and advance geography. Through it’s activities in the UK and across the world the society promote, support and enhance geographical research, education, fieldwork and expeditions, public engagement, knowledge transfer to policy, and the professional accreditation of geographers, as well as holding one of world’s pre-eminent geographical collections that spans over 500 years of discovery and geographical science.
The ABC’s Conservation Program supports small to medium sized conservation projects in Africa. Since 1996, it has funded a wide variety of projects including training courses, research into threatened species and promotion and awareness of conservation issues in Africa.
The Club aims to encourage range of ideas as wide as possible. Many different types of project can be considered so long as there is a clear conservation objective.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature, IUCN small grant program, using CARPE- Central African Regional Program for the Environment- fund has the objective to strengthening civil society for sustainable forest conservation in Central Africa. IUCN was founded in 1948, with the mission to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable.
The PADI Foundation is a California Non-Profit Public Benefit Corporation that encourages and supports underwater science, environmental projects, and education. The Foundation funds and assists worthwhile projects that will enrich mankind’s understanding of the aquatic environment and encourage sensitivity to and protection of the delicate ecological balance of underwater life. The Foundation will also fund worthwhile projects to increase understanding of sport diving physics and physiology that will benefit the general diving public and add to the scientific understanding of man’s relationship and ability to survive in the underwater environment.
Canon Foundation for Scientific Research (CFSR) sponsors scientists and engineers primarily in the scientific and engineering disciplines in developing countries. The foundation aims to support activities that will increase the participation of under represented nations in these disciplines and to develop an understanding of how this will influence development. The scholarship is offered for Researchers in the scientific and engineering fields working in or citizens to developing countries.
International Foundation for Science- IFS is a research council with international operations and the mission to build the scientific capacity of developing countries in sciences related to the sustainable management of biological and water resources.
IFS believe that the interests of both science and development are best served by promoting and nurturing the research efforts of promising young science graduates,
The Wenner-Gren Foundation seeks to further the discipline of anthropology through its different scholarship and grant making programs and other activities. Programs are designed to support basic, innovative research in all branches of anthropology worldwide and to further the communication of research ideas and results internationally through conferences, publications, and other activities.
Who can apply for Wenner-Gren funding?
The program provides grants for Graduate Students, Scholars and Professionals, and Teachers and Administrators.
In Nigeria, the Fulbright academic exchange program is NOT for students (graduate or undergraduate) or professionals. It is ONLY for lecturers or teaching faculty at specified Nigerian universities/research institutes, who have been teaching for a minimum period of three years.
The principal aim of the African Development Foundation (ADF)’s grants is to enable grassroots groups in Africa to generate increased income through productive enterprises that expand the overall economic production capacity and increase the economic security of their families and communities.
ADF provides small grants of US$250,000 or less to private and other non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Africa to:
* finance sustainable poverty alleviating initiatives that are conceived,