SAVE THE FROGS! Grants

Since 2009, SAVE THE FROGS! has disbursed $99,799 in grants, to 47 amphibian conservationists in 16 countries (Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, Estonia, Ghana, India, Liberia, Madagascar, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, Paraguay, Tanzania and the USA).  We award these grants to talented conservationists who share our love of amphibians and our desire to protect them. SAVE THE … Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! Grants

SAVE THE FROGS! Travel Grants

SAVE THE FROGS! Travel Grants assist early career conservationists who require financial assistance to travel to professional conferences, educational trainings or field sites.

In January 2019, SAVE THE FROGS! awarded $2,575 in travel grants. Travel Grant applications are NOT currently being accepted.

You can learn about other SAVE THE FROGS! Grants here. (You can also fill out the grants notifications form on that page to stay updated about when Travel Grant applications re-open).

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Save The Frogs Day 2018 Grant Recipients

To further the amphibian conservation efforts of the 10th Annual Save The Frogs Day, we are pleased to announce a round of grants to assist groups who are organizing events and require financial assistance to make their event a success. SAVE THE FROGS! received award requests from 11 organizations from 7 countries, totaling $4,947. While, our original intent was to disburse $2,000 in awards, we have decided to disburse $2,500! These funds will be used to educate communities around the world about amphibian ecology and conservation!

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Biraj Shrestha wins fellowship to attend University of California at Santa Cruz

Long-time SAVE THE FROGS! volunteer Biraj Shrestha from Nepal has won a full fellowship for two years to attend the prestigious University of California, Santa Cruz. Biraj will be enrolled in the Masters Program in Coastal Science and Policy, a recently introduced program under the faculty of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Biraj is one of … Continue reading Biraj Shrestha wins fellowship to attend University of California at Santa Cruz

Gilbert Adum Wins Another Award From Rufford Foundation

Congratulations to SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Executive Director Gilbert Adum for winning an award of £10,000 (US$15,500) from the Rufford Foundation. The award will enable Gilbert and his SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana team to upscale their habitat restoration project within the habitats of Ghana’s critically endangered Giant Squeaker Frog (Arthroleptis krokosua) for the species protection. They will specifically: (1) remove the invasive weed Chromolaena odorata from the species’ remaining degraded habitat; (2) establish community tree nurseries to raise and plant 5,000 native seedlings; (3) field map the spatial distribution of all planted seedlings; and (3) sustain education campaigns for the species’ long-term protection.

Giant Squeaker Frog
Giant Squeaker Frog photo by SAVE THE FROGS! Campaigns Coordinator Sandra Owusu-Gyamfi

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SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Wins Global Conservation Leadership Award

Congratulations to SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Executive Director Gilbert Adum and his team for winning Conservation Leadership Award of $15,000, for the protection of Ghana’s Critically Endangered Squeaker Frog (Arthroleptis krokosua).  The Squeaker Frog is in immediate trouble of extinction as only 12 individuals are known to exist, all in an unprotected forest patch in Western Ghana’s Sui … Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Wins Global Conservation Leadership Award