2020 Izele Small Grant scheme
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The 2020 Izele Small Grant scheme is open to all conservation areas, organisations, groups, or businesses based in Eswatini, South Africa and Mozambique. We are offering three grants of US$1,500, one each for an Eswatini-, Mozambique- and South Africa-based organisation.
This grant scheme is not open to individuals. For your project to be eligible, it must contribute towards the conservation of biodiversity and be based in Eswatini, South Africa or Mozambique.
How to enter
A) Providing information about your organisation
We will assess your organisation based on the information on its Izele page. This means your organisation’s Izele page will need to have:
- A good quality banner image and logo image.
- 20 people who have made the page one of their favourites.
- At least 2 posts in the News Feed illustrating their work.
- Their location shown on the Map Tab.
- Important information about them on the About Tab.
- If relevant, details of partners, supporters and funders on the About Tab.
- For conservation areas and ecotourism businesses, details of the services and activities they provide on the Amenities Tab.
- For conservation areas, a list of the notable bird and mammal species on the Species Tab.
- For organisations, if relevant, a list of the species benefitting from their work on the Species Tab. If a species is missing from the list of options, please email email@example.com and we will add it.
There is more advice on creating a great Izele page here.
If you are sharing news about your Izele page on social media, please use the hashtag #IzeleGrant2020
B) Providing information on your grant idea
You will need to fill out an application form by clicking on the Apply for a grant button on your organisation’s News Feed Tab. The application form consists of the following sections:
- The name of the person submitting the grant application on behalf of their organisation.
- The contact email address and phone number of the person submitting the application.
- A description of the project idea and its conservation benefits (300 word maximum).
- Details on how you would publicise and promote the work funded by this grant to your stakeholders and the public (100 word maximum).
- Details on the project costs, with each component described in as much detail as possible.
Each grant application will be assessed by an expert panel based on the following criteria:
- Conservation benefit
- Strength of the publicity and promotion plan
- Value for money
- Organisational capacity to undertake the work
Grant scheme timeline
The deadline to enter is midnight GMT on Sunday 15th November 2020.
The recipients of the grant scheme will be announced in December 2020.
The grant must be spent before July 2021.
Getting in touch
If you have any questions about the grant scheme or need help in creating a great Izele page then please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.