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Forest Conservation Fund

Call for Concept Notes - 2011
Funded Projects
Dallas Forest Conservation Project
Jamaica Tree Growers Association
Dolphin Head Forest Conservation
Native Plant Species of the Negril Great Morass
Forest Conservation in the Blue Mountains
Forest Reserve at Cinchona in the Yallahs Watershed
Bull Head Forest Reserve Development Project
Buff Bay Agroforestry Project

Forest Conservation Fund > Call for Concept Notes - 2008

Call for Concept Notes - 2008

Forested area in Cockpit Country.

The Oversight Committee of the Forest Conservation Fund (FCF) is inviting interested local or regional NGOs, CBOs and non-profit organisations involved in environmental, forestry or natural resource conservation activities in Jamaica to submit proposals for grant funding. Funding will be awarded for Short – term (up to three years) and Long – term projects (more than 3 years) to undertake approved activities that will contribute greatly to the conservation and expansion of Jamaica’s forest resources.

NOTE: As of July 2008 - We have shortlisted our applicants for Call 2008 and they are now going to be moving on to the next stage of the process which involves the development of the project proposal. Project proposal applications are due August 29, 2008. Please see the required forms below.

Grants for Long - term projects in 2008 must be in one of the following priority sites:

  • Southern portion of the Blue and John Crow Mountains - Yallahs watershed
  • Cockpit Country
  • Rio Cobre Watershed
  • Hope Watershed

The main areas of focus for the Call in 2008 will include:

  • Establishment of forest cover:
    • Reforestation;
    • Rehabilitation of denuded land; and
    • Conservation and protection of existing forest cover.
  • Scientific Research on:
    • Propagation of native forest species
    • Mangroves

Application forms may be collected at the offices of the Jamaica Protected Areas Trust / Forest Conservation Fund, The Nature Conservancy or any office of the Forestry Department island wide. Forms are also available at the link below. Enquiries can be made to the FCF office.

Download Required Forms (Two Versions) and Application Guidelines:

1. FCF Project Proposal Form Version 1 (80K PDF file)
2. FCF Project Proposal Form Version 2 (172K MS Word Format)
3. Application Guidelines, 4/08 (67K PDF file)

Completed and signed applications will be accepted by hand delivery, facsimile or by email no later than 3:00pm on August 29, 2008 at the address, fax number or email address listed below.

Sara Simpson
Programme Coordinator - Forest Conservation Fund
Forest Conservation Fund
Suite 203
85 Hope Road
Kingston 6.
Tel: (876) 927 - 9956
Fax: (876) 978 - 9080
Email: fcf@infochan.com

Reporting Forms for Funded Applicants

All existing applicants who were approved for funding in the 2007 call, Disbursement and Quarterly Reporting forms are now available. For more information on these forms, email the FCF Secretariat.

Read about the funded projects with the links below!