[Coral-List] ICRI Small Grants Programme - funding opportunity

Gabriel Grimsditch gabriel.grimsditch at gmail.com
Mon Jul 31 08:23:22 EDT 2017

Dear coral-listers,

We are happy an announce the launch of an ICRI/UN Environment Small Grants
Programme for sustainable coral reefs management. Please see this website
for information on how to apply for the grants: http://www.icriforum.o

This grants programme is a joint initiative of the International Coral Reef
Initiative (ICRI) and UN Environment, to catalyze implementation of the
ICRI Plan of Action 2016-2018 and the United Nations Environment Assembly
(UNEA) resolution 2/12 on sustainable coral reefs management. Grants under
this programme are funded by UN Environment through contributions from
France and the Principality of Monaco.

Grants up to USD 60,000 will be awarded to projects aimed at contributing
to the implementation of the ICRI plan of action
at protecting and preserving coral reefs and/or related ecosystems, with a
particular emphasis on building climate resilience and facilitating coral

The ICRI/UN Environment Grants Programme is designed to encourage projects
that demonstrate and catalyze enhanced protection and management of coral
reefs and related ecosystems, in particular by promoting resilience of
ecosystems, dependent people and economic sectors. Innovative and
replicable projects will be favourably considered.

Closing date for submission of concept notes is 15th September 2017.

For more information, please contact:

At the ICRI Secretariat: Francis Staub, Coordinator, ICRI Secretariat:
fstaub at icriforum.org

At UN Environment: Jerker Tamelander, Head of UN Environment Coral Reef
Unit: tamelander at un.org
Submit concept proposal notes to Gabriel Grimsditch, UN Environment
Programme Management Officer: gabriel.grimsditch at unep.org

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