Conservation & Animal Welfare Funding Opportunities

ConocoPhillips SPIRIT of Conservation announces 2021 Request for Proposals

Written by Laura Wood

The ConocoPhillips SPIRIT of Conservation Program is soliciting funding proposals to restore grassland, wetland, sage-steppe, and coastal habitats for birds; protect key habitats for birds; and to conduct identified priority avian research or monitoring, with an emphasis in focal geographies. The program will award approximately $1.3 million in grants in 2021. Details about this funding opportunity are provided in the Request for Proposals. The submission deadline for pre-proposals is May 27, 2021.

In 2021, grant funding will be awarded in three priority program areas:

  • Restore or improve grassland, sagebrush, wetland, and coastal habitats for birds
  • Protect key habitats for birds
  • Implement innovative bird data gathering techniques or technologies

Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and federal, state, tribal and local governments. 

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Laura Wood