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The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is releasing a call for Letters of Inquiry (LoIs) for organisations that address the conservation of biodiversity in the Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands Biodiversity Hotspot, and that meet the criteria set out in this call.

 Please read the Call for Letters of Inquiry before applying to this call. Following calls may have different requirements.

Eligible Countries:  Madagascar, Comoros, Mauritius and the Seychelles

Opening Date: Tuesday, 15 November 2022

Closing Date:

  • For Large Grants: Friday 23 December 2022 – 11:59 pm
  • For Small Grants: Thursday 2 February 2023 – 11:59 pm

Grant Size:

  • For Large Grants: Above US$50,000
  • For Small Grants: Up to US$50,000

How To Apply: Read the detailed instructions, criteria and restrictions in the calls for letters of inquiry, available further below.

  • For Large Grants: submit your application in English or French through the ConservationGrants electronic portal by the closing date. If you do not have a ConservationGrants account, you will need to create a new account. If you encounter any technical difficulties with ConservationGrants, please e-mail conservationgrants@conservation.org.
  • For Small Grants: submit your application by the closing date as an e-mail attachment to ritmadio2@saf-fjkm.org. Your application should be in English or French, and follow the templates provided in the call for small grant below. Entitle your e-mail with the following subject line: LOI_1/2022/SG_CEPF_”countries”/”your organization”. For example:
    • For Seychelles: LOI_1/2022/SG_CEPF_SYC/IUCN NL
    • Multi-country: eg: LOI_1/2022/SG_CEPF_SYC_MDG_COM/IUCN NL

More Information

On Friday, 25 November 2022, a webinar will be organized in which more information about this first call for Letters of Inquiry and its criteria will be shared. Registration:


For additional information contact SeyCCAT on info@seyccat.org with title “CEPF Small and Large Grants” or click on the links to access the call for Large and Small Grants.