Donor: International Iguana Foundation
Application procedure: Online Application
Donor base: United States
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: ongoing

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: -
Funding ratio: Co-funding preferred


  • Environment & Natural Resources

Project Locations

  1. America

      Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela


1) Objective

The International Iguana Foundation awards were established to promote and enable iguana conservation through partnerships with scientists, educators, and organizations committed to preserving earth’s biodiversity. The IIF provides annual project funding to a wide range of species and programs through the grant application process. A Request for Proposals is announced in mid-summer and granting decisions are made by the IIF Board of Directors in October–December.

Preference will be given to:

  • Projects that directly contribute to the survival of Critically Endangered and Endangered iguanas and their habitats.
  • Projects that help to gain information on Data Deficient iguana species and update the associated IUCN Red List.
  • Projects that are included in the IUCN SSC Iguana Specialist Group’s Conservation Action Plans, are ISG-endorsed, and/or are approved regional action plans.

2) Eligibility

Eligible are scientists, educators, and organisations.

3) Location

They provide funding in the US and internationally (their regional focus is on the Caribbean/Latin America).

4) Budget

The grant size for emergency funding is not stated on their website.

5) Application

Conservation emergency funding may be considered, outside of the normal application period, on a case-by-case basis, at the discretion of the IIF Board of Directors. Interested organisations can contact Dr. Pasachnik for details via email at sapasachnik(a)iguanafoundation.org.

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