Apply for a Rufford Small Grant

The Rufford Foundation provides funding for nature/biodiversity conservation projects and pilot programmes in developing countries.

This section of the Foundation website allows you to apply for funding online, and to maintain your contact and biographical information if you have already received a grant from the Foundation.

Existing Applicants

If you already have an account and have applied for a Rufford Small Grant, please log in here.

Please update your Applicant Profile after logging in, to be sure we hold the latest information.

New Applicants

If you never applied for a grant or created an account on the Rufford Foundation website, please follow the sign up process:


Applications from the following countries are currently restricted, please see the Restrictions page for more details before applying.

Bhutan, Cuba, Iran