Research Grants

Everything we do to protect endangered species is based on scientific evidence. Much of this vital information is gathered from our grant projects funded solely by your kind donations.

We are funding the very best conservation organisations, scientific researchers and wildlife experts out in the field through our various grants programmes. Through this critical research we are unearthing the evidence that makes effective conservation action possible, standing us apart from other wildlife organisations. 

Take a look at some of the amazing wildlife we are saving via the links below.

Looking to apply for one of our grants? Please click on the Apply section at the bottom of the page.

  • UK mammals

    We’ve awarded over 100 UK mammal grants totalling £1.3 million. Recently we have supported a country-wide survey of bats, the reintroduction of beavers to Scotland and a project looking at the genetics of dormice.

    View our UK projects
  • Worldwide species

    We’re saving endangered species around the world by encouraging innovative conservation. For example, we protected sea turtles in the Turks and Caicos Islands by funding groundbreaking research which changed fishing policies.

    View our worldwide projects
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    Internship projects

    Our internships offer the brightest future UK-based conservationists the chance to work on a specific conservation project in the UK for up to 18 months.

    View our intern projects
  • Apply

    If you are a scientist or conservationist looking for a grant you can check our funding criteria and apply for one of our grants online.

    Apply online
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