Adonis River in Lebanon -  © Sharif Jbour

* French available below *

Eligible country: Lebanon

Opening date: Friday February 12, 2021

Deadline: Friday, March 12, 2021, 11:59 p.m. CET

Grant size: Between USD 5,000 and USD 20,000 per grant

CEPF and BirdLife International, acting as the regional implementation team (RIT) for the hotspot, are requesting proposals in the form of letters of inquiry (LOIs) for small grants from non-governmental organizations in Lebanon.

This call for proposals focuses on the following strategic direction:

  • Strategic direction 2: “Support of the sustainable management of water catchment areas through integrated approaches to preserve the threatened biodiversity in freshwater”

How do I apply?

Please read carefully the call for proposals document available below for detailed requirements and instructions.

Inquiry letters can be submitted in English or French.

Ecosystem profile
– English (PDF – 16 MB)

Technical summary of the ecosystem profile
– English (PDF – 2.2 MB)
– French (PDF – 2.9 MB)

Helpful resources:

Applicants must send their letter of inquiry to [email protected] in due time.

Prior to applying, applicants are invited to discuss project ideas and eligibility with the Middle East Program Officer, Sharif Jbour, at [email protected]

www.birdlife.org/cepf-med

Eligible country: Lebanon

Opening date: Friday February 12, 2021

Deadline : Friday, March 12, 2021, 11:59 p.m. CET

Budget: $ 5,000 to $ 20,000

CEPF and BirdLife International as the regional implementation team (RIT) for the hotspot are requesting proposals in the form of letters of intent (LOI) for small grants to civil society organizations (OSC) in Lebanon.

The focus of this call is limited to the following strategic direction:

  • Strategic direction 2 : Support for the sustainable management of water catchment areas through integrated approaches to preserve the threatened biodiversity of freshwater ecosystems.

process dand applications

Please read the detailed instructions, criteria and restrictions in the Call for Letter of Intent document below.

Applications (LOI) can be submitted in French or English

Ecosystem profile
– English (PDF – 16 MB)

Technical summary of the ecosystem profile
– French (PDF – 2.9 MB)
– English (PDF – 2.2 MB)

Help and resources (please note, mostly in English):

Applicants must send their letter of intent to the following address by the deadline: [email protected]

Before submitting an application, applicants are invited to discuss project ideas and eligibility with the Middle East Program Manager, Sharif Jbour, at [email protected]

www.birdlife.org/cepf-med

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is a joint initiative of l’Agence Française de Développement, Conservation International, the European Union, the Global Environment Facility, the Japanese government and the World Bank. Additional funding was provided by the MAVA Foundation. A fundamental goal is to ensure that civil society is committed to conserving biodiversity.

CEPF is more than just a financing provider

A dedicated Regional Implementation Team (RIT) (local experts) directs funding to key areas and even the smallest organizations. Building civil society capacity, improving conservation outcomes, strengthening networks and sharing best practices. In the biodiversity hotspot of the Mediterranean basin, the RIT is entrusted to BirdLife International and its partners: LPO (BirdLife France), DOPPS (BirdLife Slovenia) and BPSSS (BirdLife Serbia).