Saturday, October 6, 2012

2013/03/01 FNPS 2013 Endowment Grant Research Awards and Conservation Grant Awards

The Florida Native Plant Society maintains an Endowment Research Grant program for the purpose of funding research on native plants. These small grants ($1500 or less) are awarded for a 1-year period and intended to support research that forwards the mission of the Florida Native Plant Society ("to promote the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida").

FNPS Conservation Grants support applied native plant conservation projects in Florida. These small grants ($1500 or less) are awarded for a 1-year period and intended to fund projects which promote the preservation, conservation, or restoration of rare or imperiled native plant taxa and rare or imperiled native plant communities. Proposed projects must be sponsored by an FNPS Chapter in order to qualify for grant funding.

Application guidelines and details are on the FNPS Web site. Questions regarding the grant programs should be sent to info@fnps.org.

Application deadline for the 2013 Awards is March 1, 2013. Awards will be announced at the May 2013 Annual Conference in Jacksonville. Recipients needn't be present at the Conference to receive award.