Grants Managed by NNF
The NNF offers the following project support funds:
GEF SGP Small Grants
The Namibia Nature Foundation hosts the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) Small Grants Fund (SGP). The National Coordinator, operates this project with the administrative and technical support of the NNF.
Projects seeking GEF support are subject to 2 overarching criteria. Firstly, the projects must be in line with national priorities (in case of single country projects) or regional priorities (in case of transboundary projects) and should therefore enjoy the support of the country/countries involved. Secondly, such projects must seek to improve the global environment or advance the prospect of reducing threats to it.
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Avis Environmental Education Tours
Schools are welcome to apply to the Namibia Nature Foundation for financial assistance in conducting Environmental Education Tours.
Download: the Application Form [Word 51kb] .
Contact: Sally Wood
Succulent Karoo Ecosystem Programme (SKEP)
Amount: A minimum of six (6) new grants are provided to civil society each year with the maximum amount of US$ 10,000.00 per grant.
Aims: The Succulent Karoo Ecosystem Programme (SKEP) aims to effectively conserve the biodiversity in the Succulent Karoo ecosystem in Namibia and manage the state and civil society through an integrated programme of conservation action and co-management of conservation areas for the sustainable development of the region and for the improvement of peoples livelihoods. SKEP targets civil society actively engaged in conservation activities that contribute to the biodiversity conservation targets of the Sperrgebiet as a geographical priority area for the Succulent Karoo.
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Contact: Jonas Nghishidi
Download: the Application Form [Word 202kb] .
FAO National Forest Programme Facility
Amount: up to N$60,000 per project
Aims: The NFFP is expected to support the processes that will lead to the launch, co-ordination, and monitoring of the implementation of the forestry strategic plan. It will, in particular, facilitate raising awareness and increasing participation in the national forest programme; improving forest management and utilisation; and improving knowledge management. The outcome will be strengthened collaboration among forestry stakeholders and to participation of the communities in the wise use of forest resources.
Contact: Faith Munyebvu-Chambara