Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program (EfN)

Updated: 05 Apr, 2023

Funding type


Project size funding

US$ 5.001 - 20.000, US$ 20.001 - 50.000

Target region/countries

Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Colombia, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, French Guiana, Gabon, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Peru, Suriname, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Viet Nam

Eligible Organisations for funding

Individual, Non-profit or Civil Society Organization (NGO)


Forest & Woodlands

Biodiversity Categories

Biodiversity awareness and knowledge, Biodiversity planning and finance, Restoration, Protected Areas and other conservation measures, Sustainable Use (of productive areas)

Sector Tags

Environmental Protection and Conservation, Forests, Education

Funding Criteria

Reforestation grant:
- >10,000 trees planted
- active learning component included

- legally registered organisation in an eligible country
- local organisations preferred

Train Fellowships
- develop locally led evidence-based, innovative, and interdisciplinary research
- affiliated with or currently employed at African, Asian, and Latin American and Caribbean universities
- enrolled/admitted to a PhD programme

Application process

Reforestation grants for organizations:
Call for application

Train Fellowships for individuals
Self-initiated process

Application language


Particular consideration of

Local Communities (LC)

Additional information

a WWF US initiative