Monday, 9 July 2012

UNESCO Doha and Ford Motor Company announce small environmental grants for NGOs

UNESCO Doha and the Ford Motor Company have come together to provide small environmental grants to NGOs focused on conservation engineering, protection of the natural environment and environmental education to apply for small grants. A total of US$100,000 is available for initiatives from the gulf countries and the Levant region, including Jordan.An independent panel of jurors consisting of nine experts and academics from environmental agencies and institutions will choose the winning projects. The jury panel , which has been carefully selected in cooperation with UNESCO Doha, based on geographical coverage, experience  and gender equality, will look for initiatives that demonstrate a well-defined sense of purpose, a commitment to maximizing available resources, and a reputation for meeting objectives and delivering planned programmes and services.

Individuals, community and non-profit groups that have projects currently running in the areas of preservation of the natural environment, environmental education and conservation engineering can apply.
The deadline to submit proposals is 10 July 2012. For more information, visit this link.

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