Value$500,000 per recipient per fiscal year of the funding agreement.
Community-Nominated Priority Places (CNPP) for Species at Risk is part of Canada’s Nature Fund. CNPP will support multi-partner initiatives in priority places where there are opportunities to protect and recover species at risk and their habitat through multi-species and ecosystem-based conservation action.
Eligible recipients include:
- domestic or international not-for-profit organizations, such as charitable and volunteer organizations, professional associations, and non-governmental organizations
- domestic or international Indigenous organizations, governments, individuals, boards, commissions, communities, associations and authorities, including
- Indigenous not-for-profit organizations
- district councils, Chiefs councils and Tribal councils
- Indigenous research, academic and educational institutions; Indigenous for-profit organizations
- domestic or international research, academic and educational institutions
- Canadian individuals
- domestic or international for-profit organizations, such as small businesses with less than 500 employees, companies, corporations, and industry associations
- local organizations such as community associations and groups, seniors’ and youth groups, and service clubs; municipal and local governments and their agencies
In general, activities that could be implemented in an identified priority place could include the following:
- cooperative multi-species, ecosystem/area-based action planning
- develop goals, objectives, strategies, and project monitoring and implementation plans for selected conservation targets
- activities could include data collection including Indigenous Knowledge, mapping, governance-building, stakeholder engagement, capacity building for the use of adaptive management tools
- implementation of planned actions
- implement on the ground recovery and protection actions (e.g. species management and restoration, species and habitat protection, habitat improvement, threat reduction)
- monitoring, analysis and evaluation
- gather and analyze project monitoring data and update monitoring plan (e.g. Are threats reduced? Are strategies effective?); adapt actions as needed
Deadline DateThe application submission period for projects commencing in 2021-22 is now closed.
Contact Name: Community-nominated priority places program
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org