PCLG Small Grants for Cameroon
The PCLG is excited to announce that it is piloting a new small grants initiative.
The new funding mechanism will foster multi-stakeholder collaboration and learning between conservation and development and/or rights focused organisations in three great ape range states.
Themes of Interest
Potential themes of interest include:
- Responses to emerging conservation and development challenges in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
- Indigenous Peoples and local communities and conservation – including equity, justice, governance and/or human rights
- Issues relating to conservation and wellbeing – including, for example, negative social impacts of conservation, benefit-sharing from conservation, conflict in the context of conservation and development interventions.
- Human-wildlife conflict
- Gender equity in conservation approaches
- The role of communities in tackling illegal wildlife trade
- Large scale infrastructure projects and/or land acquisition, communities and conservationFunding Information
- The minimum PCLG small grant you can apply for is USD$ 500.
- The maximum PCLG small grant you can apply for is US$ 5000.
- Please note that our overall grant budget is approximately USD$ 25,000 and we hope to fund more than five grants with this amount.Key Requirement
- Identify a key learning issue
- For the first round of PCLG small grants, we are particularly keen to support activities that respond to COVID-19 and the challenges this disease is creating in great ape range states for conservation and development.
- Create a learning group
- To be eligible for a small grant, at least two eligible applicants (including the lead applicant) must collaborate to form a learning group.These learning groups must demonstrate:
- Collaboration between conservation and development or rights-focused organisations,
- Learning on the great ape related conservation and development issue you tackle, and
- Timely and relevant activities in the context you are working.Eligibility Criteria
Eligible countries – Activities must take place in one or more of:
- Democratic Republic of Congo
- UgandaEligible applicants – Learning groups must be made up of:
- Community-based associations or organisations
- Community-based enterprises and cooperatives
- Women’s associations or organisations
- Indigenous or ethnic minority groups or associations
- Youth groups or associations
- Non-governmental organisationsApply by 1st February.
For more information and application details, see; PCLG Small Grants for Cameroon