Funding Agencies List

All USP staff are urged to seek external funds to support their research. Here is a list of possible funding agencies which cater for projects in the Pacific region. The Research Office and the Development, Marketing & Communication (DMC) Office can help you prepare a research proposal if you wish to develop one. The DMC Office will also provide the official USP’s endorsement of and support for your project. Please contact the Director of Research, Dr. Jito Vanualailai at jito.vanualailai@usp.ac.fj or 323 2661 for more information.

 

Donor Agency

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Fund Name

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Area Of Interest

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Due Date

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Contact Person

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Direct Link

1. Embassy of the United States
of America
iiiii Pacific Islands Fund
for Small Development
Grants
iiiii
  • environment
  • science
  • technology
  • health issues
iii iii usembsuva(at)gmail.com iiiii Link
2. New Zealand Aid
Programme
iiiii Pacific Island Countries
Participation Fund
iiiii
  • Regional and International
    meet attendance and representations. 
iii 1st May
1st August
1st November
iii aidcommunications(at)mfat.govt.nz  Link
3. New Zealand Government
– community
matters
iiiii Pacific Development and
Conservation Trust
iiiii
  • Pacific Development and Conservation
iii EOI: 31
March Full Applications:
18 July
ii community.matters(at)dia.govt.nz iiiii Link
4. Government of
Canada
iiiii Canada Fund for Local Initiatives iiiii
  • Governance  
  • Democracy
  • Women’s Empowerment
  • Gender Equality
  • Sustainable Economic
    Development
iii No fixed
deadline
iii cnbracanadafund(at)international.gc.ca
wlgtngr(at)international.gc.ca
iiiii Link
5. The Sasakawa
Peace Foundation
iiiii The Sasakawa Pacific Island
Nations Fund
iiiii
  • Communication and exchange
    for maritime safety
  • Maritime Management
    in the Micronesian
    region
  • Communication with development
    towards self-supporting
    Island Nations
  • Education
  • Health care
  • Information sharing
iii 31st October
each year
for the next
fiscal year.
iii spf.org/e/grants/ iiiii Link
6. Embassy of the United
States of America
iiiii Small grants for
Outreach to
Civil Society
(Outreach Grants)
iiiii
  • Promote Democracy
  • Democratic Values
  • Human Rights
  • Rule of law
iii No fixed
deadline
iii usembsuva(at)gmail.com iiiii Link
7. Embassy of the United
States of America
iiiii East Asia Pacific/Public
Diplomacy (EAP/PD) Small Grants Program
iiiii To promote:

  • democracy
  • increase respect
    for civil society
  • rule of law
  • advance human
    rights
  • women’s rights
iii  No fixed
deadline
i usembsuva(at)gmail.com iiiii Link
8. The Mohamed bin Zayed Species
Conservation Fund
iiiii The Mohamed bin Zayed Species
Conservation Fund
iiiii
  • Science
  • Conversations
iii No fixed
deadline
iii Nicolas.heard(at)mbzspeciesconservation.org iiiii Link
9. National Geographic iiiii Conservation Trust iiiii
  • Innovative solution
    to conservation
    management
iii Apply online
at least 8
months before
intended
start date
for research
iii conservationtrust(at)ngs.org iiiii Link
10. Pacific Seabird Group iiiii Craig S. Harrison
Conservation Fund Grants
iiiii
  • seabird conservation
  • restoration activities
iii no fixed
deadline for
submission
iii verena.gill(at)gmail.com
charrison(at)hunton.com
iiiii Link
11. PADI FOUNDATION iiiii Research and Education
in Marine Conservation
iiiii
  • underwater science
  • environmental projects
  • education
iii End Of
Febuary
each year
iii grants(at)padifoundation.org iiiii Link
12. Turtle Conservation
Fund
iiiii Turtle Conservation Fund iiiii
  • turtle conservation
iii May 1
and
November 1
iii vivianpaez1(at)gmail.com 
RhodinCRF(at)aol.com
bleHQ(at)aol.com
iiiii Link
13. Australia & Pacific
Science Foundation
iiiii Ecology Research
and Conservation
(Pacific Region)
iiiii Management:

  • Land
  • Water
  • Animals

To enhance the productivity
and quality of food, fisheries,
plants and forests

iii March
each year
iii bfilshie(at)apscience.org.au iiiii Link
14. Global Environment
Facility (GEF)
iiiii Small Grant Programme iiiii
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Land Degradation
  • Sustainable Forest
    Management
  • International Waters
  • Chemicals
iii No fixed
deadline
iii angelica.shamerina(at)undp.org iiiii Link
15. UNDP and
World Bank
iiiii Climate Finance
Option
iiiii Climate:

  • Adaption
  • Mitigation
  • Capacity Building
  • Technology
iii No fixed
deadline
iii daniel.buckley(at)undp.org iiiii Link
16. Fogarty International
Center
iiiii The Conservation, Food and
Health Foundation
iiiii
  • Technology research,
    technical assistance and
    training projects that improve
  • public health through
    community-based efforts that
    address health promotion,
    disease prevention, family
    planning, and reproductive
    health; and increase the
    understanding and treatment
    of tropical diseases
iii December 31st & June 30th iii pzinn(at)gmafoundations.com iiiii Link
17. Global Development Network iiiii Regional Research
Competitions (RRC)
iiiii
  • Identify and to  unearth talent
    in developing and transition countries
  • to provide early-career researchers
    the chance to work under expert
    guidance on development topics that are particularly relevant in their regions
iii No fixed
deadline
iii litianatemo(at)gmail.com
gdn-odn(at)usp.ac.fj 
iiiii Link
18. Alexander von
Humboldt Foundation
iiiii International Climate
Protection Fellowships
iiiii  Climate Change Aspects:

  • scientific
  • engineering
  • legal
  • economic
  • social
iii 15 September
2014
iii info(at)avh.de iiiii Link