The Jana Robeyst Trust Fund

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Our trust fund wish to support scientists financially on a small scale, with amounts up to a maximum of 1500 euro per application. It is often difficult for researchers to find funding for small projects. We would also fund travel to a seminar and the purchase of equipment


The JRTF aims toprovide relatively small levels of funding for ongoing projects or pilot programmes with a clear conservation value. Thisfundingprogramis open to individuals or organizations for projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. We acceptprojects related to the conservation ofmammals and especially(forest)elephants. Applicants can be based anywhere in the world. Small grants will be awarded up to a maximum of 1,500euro. Both successful and unsuccessful applicants are welcome to apply again 12 monthsafter thesubmission.

Eligible project will have a clear conservation value and be based in a country in sub-Saharan Africa. Preference will go to projects in relation with elephants. Education projects will also be considered. Travel costs for presentation of the project at a conference, or participation to workshop/training program will also be considered.Purchase offield equipment if they are essential in completing field work