Call for proposals

Pacific, 2016

Note: This call is now closed.

Types of grants

GBIF invites proposals for three broad categories of grants:

  1. Regional biodiversity data mobilization grants
  2. National biodiversity data mobilization grants
  3. Small biodiversity data mobilization grants

Application process and timeline

A panel of regional and thematic experts and representatives of the funders will evaluate applications through a two-stage competitive process.

  • Initial concept notes, using the provided template, must be submitted by 10 November 2016.
  • Based on the panels’ recommendations, GBIF will invite a select group of applicants to prepare full proposals, due in early February 2017.
  • Following a final review and selection by the panels, funded projects will start in April 2017.

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This programme is funded by the European Union.