The Sequoia Park Zoo and Conservation Advisory Committee are accepting proposals for our tenth annual Conservation Grant Program. Proposals should be submitted by individuals or organizations for projects that have a clear direct impact on conservation of wildlife and/or habitat. Appropriate projects include proposals for research, certain educational programs and habitat management. All types of conservation projects will be reviewed, with special consideration given to the following:
- projects in line with the Zoo mission, conservation goals and species represented at the zoo;
- projects conducting research and conservation in Humboldt County and northern CA.
Support is limited to projects that can be completed within one year and funds will be granted up to $1,500. A post-project completion report will be required upon completion of the funded projects.
Complete proposals must have a single cover sheet, two pages of text (maximum) and relevant supporting materials, as outlined in the Proposal Application Form. Proposals should be submitted via email in a single pdf by the Friday, January 29th, 2021 deadline, 5:00pm PST. Incomplete applications and those exceeding the page limit may not be reviewed.
Our Mission: Sequoia Park Zoo inspires conservation of the natural world by instilling wonder, respect and passion for wildlife.
We fulfill our mission by:
- Creating intimate connections between people and animals;
- Providing the highest standards of animal care and exhibitry;
- Providing innovative educational experiences;
- Partnering with other institutions to ensure sustainability of zoo and wild populations;
- Providing a place for our community to meet, relax, and enjoy; and
- Appreciating and utilizing our unique redwood setting.
For more information including proposal guidelines and conservation grants previously awarded, please visit our Conservation Grants page.