Narrow, brown river curving through low greenery.
Prek Toal, Cambodia.
© Conservation International/photo by Nina Marshall

Call for Letters of Inquiry for Small and Large Grants

Opening Date: Friday 8 January 2021
Closing Date: Friday 5 February 2021
Eligible Countries: Cambodia, China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam
Grant Amount: Small grants up to US$40,000; large grants between US$40,000 and US$250,000
Eligible Priorities: Strategic Directions 1 and 2 and Investment Priority 8.3

CEPF’s regional implementation team (RIT) for the Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot, IUCN, is releasing a call for letters of inquiry (LOIs); details below.


Applicants for large grants (US$40,000 to US$250,000) must apply through CEPF’s online portal, ConservationGrants. If you do not have a ConservationGrants account, you will need to register a new account. If you encounter any technical difficulties with the online portal, please contact

Applicants for small grants (up to US$40,000) can apply in Burmese, Chinese, English, Khmer, Lao, Thai or Vietnamese using the offline template available on the RIT website. Completed LOIs should be sent as an email attachment to The file name of the LOI submitted should be as follows: "[Organization acronym]_CEPF SG Call 1." For example: "IUCN_CEPF SG Call 1." Receipt of the application will be acknowledged by email. Questions or concerns during this process can be sent to

All applicants must submit their LOIs by 5:00 a.m., Washington, D.C., time (EST), on 5 February 2021. Any LOIs received after this time will be rejected. Applicants will receive an email acknowledging receipt of their LOI at the time of submission.


Call for Letters of Inquiry
- Burmese (PDF - 184 KB)
- Chinese (PDF - 321 KB)
- English (PDF - 177 KB)
- Khmer (PDF - 175 KB)
- Lao (PDF - 515 KB)
- Thai (PDF - 175 KB)
- Vietnamese (PDF - 394 KB)