Applications are now open for the Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund in 2018 (Round 5) which is a key part of the UK’s efforts. It is a competitive grant scheme, open to projects aiming to tackle the illegal wildlife trade in developing countries.
The objective of the IWT Challenge Fund is to tackle the illegal wildlife trade and in doing so, to contribute to sustainable development in developing countries, through projects which address one, or more, of the following themes:
Length of Project
The minimum length of a project is 1 year and the maximum length is 3 years. Any budget commitment must end by 31 March 2022.
Organisations applying for funding must:
There is no limit on the number of applications an organisation may submit, but they would encourage internal co-ordination to ensure all submissions are competitive.
You will need to apply online for Round 5 of the Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund through the Flexigrant application portal. Word versions of the application forms are available here for drafting purposes only.
Before applying, please read the guidance above and the Finance for Darwin and IWT.