The GSDTF supports single grants lasting no more than two years ranging from USD $5,000 to USD $50,000 and may adjust this range as required.
Depending on the project outcomes, grantees may be able to apply for and receive additional funding following the implementation of the first grant.
The GSDTF will consider funding initiatives in the following areas:
The GSDTF encourages proposals that demonstrate the following characteristics:
a) Existence of co-financing or the ability to leverage additional funds;
b) Demonstration of coordination with other organizations to reduce duplication
of efforts and potential results;
c) Clear plans for project sustainability and continuation and/or replication after
initial grant funding;
d) Support to local communities in community-based management activities for
e) Ample technical competence in biodiversity/marine conservation as well as
competence in project monitoring and evaluation to ensure proper tracking
and reporting of grants activities and programs;
f) Promote the development of strategic partnerships and joint efforts among
government agencies, community groups and private sector entities.