Donor: Nepal USAID-Kathmandu
Application procedure: Concept Note
Donor base: United States
Reference number: 72036724RFA00001
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 05.04.2024

Financial details

Grant size: Medium - up to $1,000,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: 9.000.000$
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: -
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Capacity Building
  • Environment & Natural Resources

Project Locations

  1. Asia



1) Objective

USAID Small Grants for Biodiversity will support locally-led conservation initiatives that help protect biodiversity while improving community well-being, and is divided into two interlinked objectives and their sub-objectives:

Objective 1: Enhance Biodiversity Conservation through Community Engagement and Ownership.
Sub-objective 1.1: Foster local community participation in biodiversity conservation initiatives.
Sub-objective 1.2: Promote awareness and education on community-led biodiversity conservation.
Sub-objective 1.3: Support community-led conservation projects.
Sub-objective 1.4: Facilitate the establishment of community-based conservation agreements.

Objective 2: Strengthen Local Capacity for Biodiversity Conservation Implementation.
Sub-objective 2.1: Provide support to local organizations and communities to be used towards training and technical assistance
Sub-objective 2.2: Build the capacity of local partners to effectively plan and manage conservation activities.
Sub-objective 2.3: Support research and innovation in biodiversity conservation practices.
Sub-objective 2.4: Support collaboration and partnerships among local stakeholders in conservation efforts.

2) Eligibility

Eligibility is limited to Nepali organizations.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Nepal.

4) Budget

The program has an award ceiling of $9,000,000 and an award floor of $0. Cost sharing or matching requirements are applicable.

5) Application

Applications are due by April 05, 2024. Interested applicants can find more information and apply through the Grants.gov website. For difficulties in accessing the full announcement electronically, contact Tejendra P Paudel, the Acquisition and Assistance Agent, at tpaudel@usaid.gov.

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