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Call for Letters of Inquiry for Large Grants

Eligible Countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Opening Date: Tuesday, 15 December 2020 
Closing Date: Saturday, 16 January 2021 (13:00: Ashgabat, Dushanbe, Tashkent; 14:00: Almaty, Bishkek)
Grant Amount: US$20,000 to US$150,000

Read the detailed instructions, criteria and restrictions in the call for letters of inquiry, available below. Submit your proposal through the ConservationGrants electronic portal by the closing date. If you do not have a ConservationGrants account, you will need to create a new account. If you encounter any technical difficulties with ConservationGrants, please email

More Information 

Call for Letters of Inquiry 
- English (PDF – 1.6 MB)     
- Russian (PDF - 2.9 MB)                    

Ecosystem Profile
- English (PDF - 5.5 MB)

Ecosystem Profile Summary
- English (PDF - 1.5 MB)
- Russian (PDF - 2 MB)

Please also see the CEPF webpage for the Mountains of Central Asia Biodiversity Hotspot, which includes a detailed map of the hotspot.

Additional Resources