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Ford Enviromental Grants - Ford Middle East

Ford Motor Company's Conservation & Environmental Grants programme has become an annual event in the Middle East and was recently expanded to cover North Africa. Since its inception in 2000, the Ford Grants has supported 194 projects with $1.49 million granted to date.

The programme was created to empower individuals and non-profit groups donating their time and effort to preserve the environmental well-being of their communities. By providing necessary funding and visibility, we hope to encourage the multiplication of similar grassroots efforts that will serve as catalysts for change across the globe.

Over the past 15 years, Ford’s green initiative has seen support and praise from various governmental and non-governmental environmental authorities including the World Wide Fund for Nature, the Emirates Wildlife Society, the Arab Forum for Environment & Development (AFED), and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO Doha).

In 2015, the programme was extended to cover North Africa including Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco.

The Ford Grants support ongoing and non-profit projects focused on Conservation Engineering, Protection of the Natural Environment and Environmental Education. For 2016, a total of US$120,000 is available for deserving initiatives.

Past projects that have benefited from the Ford Grants include whale and dolphin research projects in Oman, saving coral reefs in the UAE and Kuwait, growing environmental clubs in schools all around the region, cleaning up beaches in Jordan, cleaning up rivers in Lebanon, protecting mangroves in Saudi Arabia, saving Arabian Leopards in the mountains of Oman, irrigation system for Algeria, water conservation awareness in Morocco, use of industrial plants to fight soil pollution in Tunisia, conservation of endangered tree species in Egypt, and many more.

Entries are accepted from ongoing and not-for-profit projects from the following countries only: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. Projects that are still in the planning or proposal stages cannot be considered.

To apply, please download the form here and email it to us on fmegrant@ford.com.

Ford Motor Company's Conservation & Environmental Grants programme has become an annual event in the Middle East and was recently expanded to cover North Africa. Since its inception in 2000, the Ford Grants has supported 194 projects with $1.49 million granted to date.

The programme was created to empower individuals and non-profit groups donating their time and effort to preserve the environmental well-being of their communities. By providing necessary funding and visibility, we hope to encourage the multiplication of similar grassroots efforts that will serve as catalysts for change across the globe.

Over the past 15 years, Ford’s green initiative has seen support and praise from various governmental and non-governmental environmental authorities including the World Wide Fund for Nature, the Emirates Wildlife Society, the Arab Forum for Environment & Development (AFED), and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO Doha).

In 2015, the programme was extended to cover North Africa including Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco.

The Ford Grants support ongoing and non-profit projects focused on Conservation Engineering, Protection of the Natural Environment and Environmental Education. For 2016, a total of US$120,000 is available for deserving initiatives.

Past projects that have benefited from the Ford Grants include whale and dolphin research projects in Oman, saving coral reefs in the UAE and Kuwait, growing environmental clubs in schools all around the region, cleaning up beaches in Jordan, cleaning up rivers in Lebanon, protecting mangroves in Saudi Arabia, saving Arabian Leopards in the mountains of Oman, irrigation system for Algeria, water conservation awareness in Morocco, use of industrial plants to fight soil pollution in Tunisia, conservation of endangered tree species in Egypt, and many more.

Entries are accepted from ongoing and not-for-profit projects from the following countries only: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. Projects that are still in the planning or proposal stages cannot be considered.

To apply, please download the form here and email it to us on fmegrant@ford.com.