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 and Eligibility
This page clarifies eligibility requirements and CGF priorities, so you may determine whether the CGF is an appropriate source of funding for your project and understand the application and submission processes.

Tips for Success
These tips may help applicants finalize a strong application package.

Additional Resources

CGF Overview and Q&A Webinar
View the recording for a webinar reviewing the CGF program and processes, as well as a live Q&A of common questions.

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

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.

CGF Application Materials

AZA is currently accepting proposals for the 2022 CGF grant cycle to support SAFE species programs! Please note this change in eligibility criteria and learn more by reading our Frequently Asked Questions.

Submissions are due March 15, 2022. Please use the following application materials and email cgf@aza.org if you have any questions.

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