The Landscape Conservation Catalyst Fund

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
Network for Landscape Conservation
Description: 

Past Deadline: 4/23/2020. Landscape Conservation Catalyst Fund. The Network for Landscape Conservation (Network) is pleased to release this Request for Proposals for the 2021 Landscape Conservation Catalyst Fund, which is made possible through the generous support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. The Catalyst Fund strives to accelerate the pace and practice of collaborative landscape conservation across the United States by investing in Landscape Conservation Partnerships. The Fund couples financial support through a competitive grant program with capacity-building support through in-depth Peer Learning for funded Partnerships. A portion of the Fund is reserved specifically to advance Indigenous landscape conservation priorities. For more information, visit, https://landscapeconservation.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Catalyst-Fund_RFP_2021_FINAL.pdf.

Category: 
Funding, landscape conservation, collaboration
Funding Amount: 
Partnerships may request a one or two-year grant of $10,000-$25,000
Matching Funds: 
For the Indigenous-led Partnership portion of the Fund matching funds are not required, but proposals will be viewed favorably if they demonstrate: 1) in-kind support from partners (time, meeting space, other); 2) additional direct funding from other sources; and/or 3) a strategy for leveraging a Catalyst Fund grant to attract new funding to the Partnership.

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Indigenous-led Partnership applicants in the American West are also eligible to apply under IRS Code, Section 7871. The American West is defined to include the following states: Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Nevada, California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.