Mangroves for the Future (MFF) is pleased to announce the second round of Small Grant Facility (SGF) call for proposals. MFF is a partnership-led initiative to promote investment in coastal ecosystems. For more information about MFF, please visit: www.mangrovesforthefuture.org.The SGF supports local community action for the conservation and management of coastal ecosystems. As well as providing direct environmental and livelihood benefits, SGF will support projects that offer practical models to inspire policy-making and thereby link the household and community level to coastal area management and policy-making. SGF projects should ensure the participation of women and other disadvantaged groups, at least at a demonstration scale.
Applicants can apply for grants of up to US$25,000.
Up to 24 months
The SGF will support community based coastal ecosystems rehabilitation and management projects that can help in one or more of the following areas:
Project proposals must explicitly integrate gender issues and/or address gender related concerns.
Proposals can be submitted by NGOs, CBOs, research centers, and educational institutions with operations in Viet Nam that meet the following criteria:
Applicants should submit a project concept note of no more than 2 pages (template in annex 1) in English or/and Vietnamese. Short listed applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal. Please note that an invitation to submit a full proposal is no guarantee that it will be financially supported by the MFF. The deadline for submitting concept notes is 17:00 Friday, December 23, 2011. Applicants should email concept notes to: Ms. Nguyen Thi Bich Hien, MFF SGF Manager, IUCN Vietnam, 2A Building, Van Phuc Diplomatic Compound, 298 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.