The Barcelona Zoo Foundation has opened the application process for the 2017 grants for research and conservation projects. These grants are meant to support those projects that share the Zoo’s values of conservation, education and awareness towards biodiversity. This year’s grants are:
- 13th Edition of the Floquet de Neu Grant, for research projects on primates, focusing on any of these disciplines: conservation, ecology, genetics, ethology, cognitive abilities, reproduction, communication, animal well-being, etc. both in captivity and in the wild.
- 9th Edition of the Grants of the Research and Conservation Programme of the Barcelona Zoo Foundation, for specific projects proposed by external researchers, in accordance with the general goals of the Programme.
- 5th Edition of the Antoni Jonch Grant, for projects focused on the research on the native fauna of Catalonia and its conservation
- 125th Anniversary Special Award to the best research and conservation project of the Barcelona Zoo Foundation of the last five years.
Since 2009, the Zoo has granted a total of 742,844€ in scholarships, which, along with our research and conservation programs, constitute a proof of our commitment to the protection of endangered fauna.
The deadline for the submission of applications and projects for all the calls of 2017 is May 3, 2017 at 02:00 pm. You can learn more about the guidelines of the calls by clicking on the links or on the website www.fundaciobarcelonazoo.cat.