Conditions for awarding SAR Conservation Fund grants

Species at Rise Conservation Fund

Please familiarize yourself with the following conditions for awarding Species at Risk Conservation Fund grants.  If you have any questions regarding these please contact us .

  1. Payments are made in the form of a grant subsequent to the signing of a legal agreement.

  2. It is the proponent's responsibility to account for all project and associated administration costs in budget preparation, including GST and other taxes.

  3. SAR Conservation Fund grants are awarded on a one year basis. A financial statement will be required at the end of the project. The SAR Conservation Fund reserves the right to conduct an audit of the financial records of the applicant.

  4. Reports must be submitted as defined in the grant agreement.

  5. The proponent must give the SAR Conservation Fund appropriate credit and acknowledge the SAR Conservation Fund's financial contribution in any product or any publicity (including articles written about the project by others) relating to the project. This will include use of the SAR Conservation Fund's logo where appropriate. A copy must be forwarded to the SAR Conservation Fund.

  6. Two copies of a final report (one paper and one electronic) must be produced and submitted to the SAR Conservation Fund before final payment is received. This report will be posted on the SAR Conservation Fund website and should include: project goal and objectives; an outline of the work completed; results; an assessment of achievements and lessons learned, measured against the project goals and objectives; and; recommendations for follow-up steps to the project.