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How to apply

You will need to apply online for Round 7 of the Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund through the Flexi-Grant application portal.

Before applying, you should first read:

Once you have read the guidance, please complete the Stage 1 online application form on the Flexi-Grant application portal.

For drafting purposes, you may find the IWT Challenge Fund Round 7: Stage 1 application form (for drafting only) useful.

If you are invited to Stage 2, you will be asked to complete the stage 2 application form on the Flexi-Grant portal. For drafting purposes, you may find the IWT Challenge Fund Round 7: Stage 2 application form (for drafting only) useful.

You will also need to complete and upload:

When to apply

There is a two-stage application process for IWT Challenge Fund projects. The timetable for Round 7 is set out below:

  • Stage 1 application process opens: 22 May 2020
  • deadline for Stage 1 applications: Tuesday 14 July 2020
  • expected outcome of Stage 1 and notification of applicants invited to Stage 2: early October 2020
  • deadline for Stage 2 applications: Tuesday 10 November 2020
  • expected acknowledgement of Stage 2 applications: by midday on Friday 13 November 2020
  • expected start date for successful projects: April 2021

Who can apply

Please refer to the guidance for the list of countries and organisations eligible for the scheme.