Innovation Grant application (word version) *note: you must submit an online application to be eligible for a grant
To be eligible for an Innovation Grant, the applying organization must meet the following requirements:
Selection Process and Criteria
Download the Innovation Grant Guidelines
Successful projects will:
Applications will be reviewed by an expert selection committee composed of individuals from the Audubon network and other organizations representing a wide variety of fields, including conservation planning, evaluation, science, education, communications, and conservation biology. Each application will be reviewed by a team of three reviewers from inside and outside of the Audubon network. All applicants can contact firstname.lastname@example.org to receive reviewers’ feedback on their applications once decisions have been announced.
To find out how proposals are scored and ranked by reviewers, please see pages 3 - 5 of the Innovation Grant Guidelines.
Toyota TogetherGreen Innovation Grants may not be used for indirect costs, overhead, or other expenses not directly related to the project. Funds may not be used for legal actions, land acquisitions, endowments, lobbying, electioneering, or construction of buildings.
All grant funds must be expended during the course of the grant period, which will run from November 1, 2014 – October 31, 2015. We will be unable to award extensions beyond that date.
How to Apply and Grant Deadline
All Innovation Grant applications must be submitted using our online form, unless you are applying for a Planning Grant (Planning Grant applications should be submitted via email). To help you fill out the Innovation Grant application, we have included the application questions in a Word document so that you can work on your answers offline. When you are ready, create an account and copy and paste your answers to each question into the online form.
Applications will be available in July 2014 and the deadline for submission will be 6 pm PDT on Friday, August 15, 2014.
Click here to view a recording of the Innovation Grants application webinar. During the webinar, we provide information about the application process, as well as practical tips about how to write goals and objectives.
If you have any questions about the Toyota TogetherGreen Innovation Grants Program, consult the list of Frequently Asked Questions or contact John Rowden, Research and Grants Manager at email@example.com.