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AZA wants to help you write the best possible Conservation Endowment Fund proposal. Proposals which fail to follow the application requirements will be returned to the Principle Investigator and will not be included in the review process. Make sure you read carefully through all of the following before you get started.
CEF Project Summaries by Category
These brief descriptions of successful proposals in each of the Conservation Endowment Fund (CEF) funding categories will help you understand what kinds of projects are funded by the CEF.
Examples of Successful Proposals
Download full-text examples of successful proposals in each funding category.
Frequently Asked Questions
This FAQ will help you decide whether the Conservation Endowment Fund (CEF) is an appropriate source of funding for your project and will also help you through the application and submission process.
Here's an explanation of the verification and the two-tiered review process which determine which will projects will be funded each year.
Tips for Success
Important information about project design and scope, budget, and personnel and impact.
Download CEF Application Materials - Applications due March 15, 2013
2013 CEF Application and Instructions
CEF Grant Terms and Conditions
Statement of Institutional Support