The WWF Community Conservation Fund supports communities to run projects that conserve and restore New Zealand's natural environment - freshwater, coastal, wetlands, forest and dunelands.
The priorities for CCF funding are projects working in
1) Areas of lowland biodiversity including:
- Freshwater environments and their catchments
- Coastal and dune systems
- Wetlands and estuarine systems
- Lowland and coastal forest and scrub communities
- Habitats of threatened indigenous species
- Coastal and inshore marine habitats
2) Areas where there are remaining remnants of high quality habitat.
Applicant´s group must
a) be a small, community group based and operating in New Zealand and employing less than 5 staff (full time equivalent)
b) be a locally constituted branch of a national organization
c) be a not-for-profit entity
d) have a track record, technical competence and have experience in conservation, restoration or land management that enables to deliver the project
Utilize This Offer
The CCF is open to community groups carrying out habitat protection and restoration projects in New Zealand across a range of land tenures.
Grant: a maximum of NZ$15,000.
Applications close on 11 October 2019.
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