Updated Dec 18, 2018

OPCF Conservation Funding Guidelines 2019-2020

Offered by Ocean Park Conservation Foundation

The Foundation solicits projects on threatened wildlife in Asia, particularly on the Foundation’s focal species, the giant panda and the Chinese white dolphin, as well as other threatened wildlife (e.g. amphibians, reptiles, birds, fishes, invertebrates and other aquatic and terrestrial mammals) and their habitats throughout Asia.
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GrantType
Jan 31, 2019Deadline
Up to $29,045Amount
12-24Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 3: Proof of Concept and Stage 4: Transition to Scale
Implemented in:
RegionAsia and Pacific
CountryN/A
Focus AreasBiodiversity (Environment)
Wildlife (Environment)
Climate Change and Resilience (Environment)

Other Requirements

Planned Usage of FundsThe Foundationwill notpay for administrative or management fees and other indirect costs from universities, research institutes and non-governmental organisations. A request to waive these fees from the institute or organisation is encouraged to allocate more funding to fieldwork.PI has the obligation to ensure theiraffiliated institute has the capacity to receive funding from Hong Kong.
Impact Evaluation/M&E PlanAll proposals must include relevant and specific conservation targets, measurable milestones and an evaluation of the programme’s effectiveness using quantifiable indicators (e.g. before and after questionnaire).
Reporting RequirementsTo realise the final instalment, a project end summary, a final scientific report, a financial report, and project deliverables and products shall be submittedbeforethe specified project end date. The project end summary along with citations to scientific publications produced will be uploaded onto the Foundation’s website for public viewing. The final scientific report will also be uploaded ontothe Foundation’swebsite3 years following project completion.

The final report shall be accompanied by soft copies of all deliverables and products generated from the project, including posters, brochures, videos, selected photos (with short captions and photo credits in the format of photographer name_organisation name e.g. Name_Institute), other printed materials and scientific publications. Hard copies of these deliverables and products should be provided upon request.
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