Applications Open for Wildlife Acoustics Scientific Product Grant Program

Deadline Date – 15-Aug-2021 Grant Size: $1000 to $10,000

The Wildlife Acoustics has announced the applications for Scientific Product Grant Program to support the advancement of animal biology research, habitat monitoring, and environmental conservation that provides scientists with resources to help further their research into the study of bats, birds, frogs, and other vocal wildlife.

Funding Information

Up to $5,000 is available to be awarded each quarter. If an application for less than $5,000 is awarded, then another application can also be awarded as long as the total granted is less than or equal to $5,000.

Criteria

Grant recipients must be associated with a charitable, educational or other tax-exempt organization. Consideration will be given to projects that meet the following criteria:

  • Project makes significant use of wildlife vocalization recordings for data collection and/or analysis.
  • The work advances scientific knowledge and contributes to long-term conservation.
  • The grant would have significant impact on the success of the project.
  • The application provides adequate information to facilitate project evaluation, including detailed expected outcomes and the need for bioacoustics data to support those outcomes.
  • The project must begin in the same year the application is submitted (or the following year if the application is submitted in the off-season).

List of Eligible Products

  • Recorders: SM4, SM4BAT FS, SM Mini, SM Mini Bat
  • Microphones and Hydrophones for these recorders
  • Microphone extension cables and External power cables
  • Echo Meter Touch 2 standard and PRO models
  • Kaleidoscope Pro 5 subscriptions
  • Accessories: Armor, GPS modules, Ultrasonic calibrators, Windscreens for SM4, SMM-A2 and SMM-U1
  • Replacement stub mics for SM4

Eligibility Criteria

  • Accessories such as microphones and cables are eligible for the program. However, 3rd party accessories such as SD cards, batteries and battery chargers, padlocks and cable locks are not eligible.
  • US or Non-US government agencies are not eligible for the program.
  • For each application, please include documentation that indicates tax exempt or non-profit status for your country.

Requirements

If you are awarded a grant, you’ll be expected to:

  • Provide written acceptance of the grant and agree to the terms and conditions.
  • Maintain contact with Wildlife Acoustics and provide quarterly project updates.
  • When possible, acknowledge the support of Wildlife Acoustics, Inc. in any presentations, meetings, publications and/or materials resulting from the project.
  • Submit a final report within two months of project completion, or that phase of the project. Refer to Reporting Guidelines for what is expected in the final report. If you fail to submit reports, you will be ineligible for future grants.

Eligible Countries: Afghanistan Aland Islands Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia And Herzegovina Botswana Bouvet Island Brazil British Indian Ocean Territory Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Christmas Island Cocos (Keeling) Islands Colombia Comoros Congo (Brazzaville) Congo DR Cook Islands Costa Rica Cote DIvoire (Ivory Coast) Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia French Southern Territories Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guernsey Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Heard Island And Mcdonald Islands Holy See (Vatican City State) Honduras Hong Kong SAR Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Isle Of Man Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jersey Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati South Korea North Korea Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macau Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mayotte Mexico Micronesia Federated States Of Moldova Republic Of Monaco Mongolia Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Burma(Myanmar) Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norfolk Island Northern Mariana Islands Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Palestinian Territories Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Pitcairn Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Reunion Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Helena Saint Kitts And Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Pierre And Miquelon Saint Vincent And The Grenadines Samoa San Marino Sao Tome And Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia And Montenegro Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovak Republic Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Georgia And The South Sandwich Islands Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Svalbard And Jan Mayen Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand East Timor (Timor-Leste) Togo Tokelau Tonga Trinidad And Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks And Caicos Islands Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States United States Minor Outlying Islands Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam British Virgin Islands United States Virgin Islands Wallis And Futuna Western Sahara Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe Montenegro Saint Barthélemy Serbia Kosovo South Sudan

For more information, visit https://www.wildlifeacoustics.com/grant-program

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