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Tusk Conservation Awards 2021

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted February 3, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on March 25, 2021
Tusk Conservation Awards 2021 banner
Tusk Conservation Awards 2021 banner

Awards will be given for:
a) Proven positive impact on the lives of the people and wildlife of Africa;
b) Demonstration of past successes;
c) People who act as a role model and provide a level of mentorship;
d) People whose ideas are replicable or scalable in-country and across the continent;
e) Country nationals with the exception of long-term residency (15+ years) or commitment to country / region / building capacity of local team members for future leadership;
f) People and projects that will continue into the future and are sustainable;
g) People who take a grassroots approach to their work and are inclusive of local communities;
h) Proven collaboration amongst peers and within Government structures;
i) Work that needs to be recognized and given publicity in order to thrive;
j) People that can prove ‘value’ for money and have the ability to manage grants and reporting requirements.

Awards are NOT made for:
• Self-applications;
• Posthumously;
• People who are undertaking pure academic research;
• Individuals working for themselves (not part of a team);
• Individuals working in animal welfare or the rehabilitation of captive animals.

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Do you know someone who deserves recognition for the amazing conservation work they do in Africa?
Have the lives of the people and wildlife of Africa been improved through their leadership?
Have they had a significant impact on wildlife population numbers?
Do they provide mentorship?
Have their ideas been replicated across the continent, or should they be?
If yes, then Nominate an African Conservation Leader for the 2021 Tusk Awards.

The judges assess the nominees’ outstanding contribution towards any, or all, of the following areas:
> wildlife and habitat conservation,
> development and delivery of environmental education, and
> sustainable community development programmes designed to enhance conservation.

Entries close on the 26th of March, 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Feb 03
Feb 03

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse and its website

Jill Langhus
Feb 05
Feb 05

Thanks, Ana.