Information for CGF Applicants

AZA wants to help you write the best possible Conservation Grants Fund (CGF) proposal. Proposals which fail to follow the application requirements will not be included in the review process. Make sure you read carefully through the materials in this section before you get started.

Frequently Asked Questions
This FAQ will help you determine whether the CGF is an appropriate source of funding for your project and assist you with the application and submission process.

Tips for Success
Important information about project design, scope, budget, personnel, and impact. 

Publications Resulting from CGF Awards - By Category
Explore some of the publications that describe the outcomes from, or were informed by, CGF-funded projects. Citations are organized by CGF funding category to help you understand the kinds of projects that are funded by the CGF.

Examples of Successful Proposals
Download full-text examples of successful proposals in each funding category.

Selection Processes
Understand the verification and two-tiered review process used to determine which projects will be funded each year.

CGF Application Materials

AZA is no longer accepting proposals for the 2019 CGF grant cycle. Materials for the 2020 CGF will be posted in mid-January, 2020. Please email if you have any questions.

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