Application Open for HKBWS Asia Conservation Fund

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 About HKBWS Asia Conservation Fund

HKBWS Asia Conservation Fund supports registered organizations, especially non-governmental and non-profit organizations in Asia and the region along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway, aiming to facilitate effective bird conservation through research & monitoring, education and capacity building.

The fund is open for applications once a year, with a higher priority given to i) projects which target species that occur in Hong Kong or on the East Asian-Australasian Flyway; and ii) project(s) that assist the relevant country in meeting Aichi Biodiversity Targets and implementing its action plan. Funds are from donations of members and supporters of the Hong Kong Bird Watching Society. For details, please refer to [here] and the guidelines.

 

Application Details

Funding Strategy for 2022-2023

The fund aims to support projects involving waterbird or land bird species that occur on the East Asian-Australasian Flyway.

 

Eligible Candidates

Registered organizations, especially non-governmental and non-profit organizations that can legally operate in their relevant country or the project area, can apply for this fund. We only accept one application from each organization per year.

 

Funding Amount 

The maximum amount for a project is USD$2,000. The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society reserves the rights of final decision of the approved amount for each successful application.

Applicants should make sure their affiliation can receive funding from Hong Kong.

 

How to apply?

Applicants can apply via Email

Applicants have to submit the following documents to [email protected]

  1. A completed application form, which should not exceed 4 pages
  2. A copy of documents which demonstrate that the organization can legally operate in their relevant country or the project area

 

Application Deadline

19 June 2022 (Sunday) Hong Kong time 12:00 noon (GMT +08:00)

To download the application document, click here

 

Application Process

The Asia Conservation Fund Committee will review all applications within two months of the application deadline. The application results with approved funding amount will be notified through email.

 

Enquiries

If you have any enquiries, please contact us at [email protected].

 

About Hong Kong Bird Watching Society

The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society (HKBWS) promotes appreciation and protection of birds and their habitats through education, research, habitat management, environmental monitoring and conservation advocacy to achieve the vision of “People and birds living in harmony as nature continues to thrive.”

HKBWS was founded in 1957. It became a charitable organization in 2002, BirdLife International Partner in 2013, the 38th partner of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership in 2020 and member of International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources in 2022.

Website: https://www.hkbws.org.hk/

 

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