Foundation / Corporation
Grants of up to $2,500 to Alabama individuals or institutions for scientific research projects addressing the local environment. Projects may be in the areas of local conservation, wildlife, or plants.
Priority will be given to field-based projects conducted at Alabama localities and/or by researchers at Alabama-affiliated institutions, though other applicants working on research applicable to conservation issues in the state are also encouraged to apply.
Grants are intended as seed money to initiate larger projects or to facilitate applications to major funding agencies. Grants will be made only for direct research expenses such as supplies, minor equipment that is essential for the project and not otherwise available, and essential economic travel, e.g., to visit field sites (vehicle costs must be based on fuel consumption, not on official mileage rates, and where possible using “environmentally friendly” vehicles).
GrantWatch ID#: 176448
Birmingham Audubon generally anticipates funding several projects per year, depending on the merit of proposals received;
Birmingham Audubon’s Walter F. Coxe Research Grants provide up to $2,500 per award.
Individuals or institutions affiliated with Alabama may apply. While priority is given to field-based projects performed at Alabama localities and/or by researchers at Alabama-affiliated institutions, other applicants working on research applicable to conservation issues in our the state are also encouraged to apply.
While most awards go to support research by graduate students, exceptional undergraduates and individuals without
access to traditional research funding are also encouraged to apply.
Grants will NOT cover the following: salaries, stipends, indirect costs (overheads, or “facilities and administration”), items such as publication costs, thesis production, attendance at conferences, personal items such as clothing, or basic field equipment such as binoculars and cameras.
All applicants are welcome to discuss the general suitability of a project idea with the Program & Science Director prior to submission.
Decisions on funding will be made within 2-3 months.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Andy Coleman, PhD, BAS Program Director
Phone: (205) 719-3678
3720 Fourth Avenue South, Second Floor
Birmingham, AL 35222