Future Conservationist Award

Future Conservationist Awards are only eligible to those who have not previously been funded by CLP.

The competition for the 2023 CLP Future Conservationist Awards is now closed. If you applied for a 2023 CLP Team Award please refer to the Grant Overview page and the Important Dates schedule to find out when you can expect to hear from us.

Prospective Future Conservationist Award applicants can also find out more about the eligibility requirements by watching the video below.

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About the CLP Future Conservationist Awards

Each worth $15,000, Future Conservationist Awards are granted to teams of early-career conservationists (i.e., team members have less than five years of professional conservation experience) who are conducting high-priority projects focused on protecting species listed as Data Deficient, Vulnerable, Endangered or Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List. Projects must take place in an eligible country, be led (or co-led) by a national of one of these countries, involve at least three people and last between three to 12 months.

To see previous projects that have been granted Future Conservationist Awards, please browse our Supported Projects pages.