|Donor:||Forest Foundation Philippines|
|Application procedure:||Full Proposal|
|Eligible applicants:||Individual, Non-Profit Organisation, Social Business|
|Grant size:||Medium - up to $1,000,000|
|Minimum grant size:||9.600$|
|Total available budget:||-|
|Maximum grant size:||455.000$|
|Funding ratio:||up to 100%|
- Capacity Building
- Environment & Natural Resources
- Research, Technology & Innovation
The Forest Foundation Philippines was established in 2002 under two bilateral agreements between the governments of the United States of America and the Philippines through the US Tropical Forest Conservation Act (TFCA). Since their founding, they have been on a mission to protect the Philippine forests from the threats and challenges that they face. They have supported over 450 projects. The Foundation supports organisations that implement projects to protect the forests through its grant programs.
They currently support projects that contribute to the protection, conservation, and sustainable management of Philippine forests and its biodiversity. Their areas of interest include: forest protection, forest restoration, law enforcement, capacity-building, sustainable livelihoods, conservation research, urban biodiversity, research, and advocacy, among others.
Entities involved in development, education, research, communications, livelihood and forestry are encouraged to apply. This includes: (1) duly-registered individuals, groups and organisations, such as non-governmental, peoples, indigenous peoples, professional, socio-civic and community organisations; (2) other appropriate local or regional entities active in the Philippines; (3) individuals, who are considered as subject experts or professionals; and (4) units or agencies under the Government of the Republic of the Philippines, in exceptional circumstances. Other entities, like State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), higher educational institutions, corporate foundations or specific industry chambers, are invited to engage in partnerships rather than apply for grants.
Actions must take place in Philippines. Generally, they are strongly supportive of projects that enable us to protect and conserve the country’s most critical forest landscapes (focal landscapes): Sierra Madre, Palawan, Samar and Leyte, and Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental. Outside our landscapes, they are committed to protect and conserve small islands, mangroves, critical habitats, and urban forests.
The categories of the grants are: (1) Small Grant up to Php 500,000 (approx. $9,500) and must be implemented within one year; (2) Medium Grant up to Php 6,000,000 ($113,600) and must be implemented in one to three years; and (3) Large Grant up to Php 24,000,000 (approx. $455,000) and must be implemented in one to five years.
Interested entities may send their applications though the grant application portal of the Forest Foundation Philippines. They accept and review applications on a rolling basis. Periodically, they will issue Request for Proposals (RFPs) for specific projects and areas.