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.