Applications are open for the Ford Motor Company’s Conservation and Environmental Grants Programme 2019. The programme was created to empower individuals and non-profit groups donating their time. Also, an effort to preserve the environmental well-being of their communities. By providing necessary funding and visibility, they hope to encourage the multiplication of similar grassroots efforts that will serve as catalysts for change across the globe.
Moreover, the Ford Grants support ongoing and non-profit projects focused on Conservation Engineering, Protection of the Natural Environment and Environmental Education. The theme for this year’s World Environment Day, which coincides with the launch of the 2019 Conservation and Environmental Grants programme, is “Beating Air Pollution”.
Further, Projects in the past year alone have helped tackle the issue of turtle by-catch in Tunisia. Which is Morocco-base project “Go Energyless” in producing. Also, supplying low-cost coolers made of clay and other natural materials to local communities, and helped students change community perceptions of conservation through the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature in Jordan’s Nature Ranger programme.
Categories under which an applicant can apply are as follows: