Do you know someone who deserves recognition for the amazing conservation work they do in Africa? The Tusk Conservation Awards highlight achievements of individuals working for conservation in Sub-Saharan Africa. There exist three conservation awards to be decided; The Prince William Award for Conservation in Africa is awarded to a distinguished individual for exceptional lifetime achievement in African conservation. The Tusk Award for Conservation in Africa is awarded to an individual who has demonstrated a considerable commitment to conservation, and who has already made a significant impact. The Tusk Wildlife Ranger Award recognizes the dedication and commitment of an individual who works in the field on a daily basis protecting Africa’s wildlife.
£100 thousand for the Prince William Award for Conservation in Africa
£75 thousand for the Tusk Award for Conservation in Africa
£30 thousand for the Tusk Wildlife Ranger Award
Across all three awards decisions are made based on the following eligibility criteria:
- Proven positive impact on the lives of the people and wildlife of Africa.
- Demonstration of past successes.
- People who act as a role model and provide a level of mentorship.
- People whose ideas are replicable or scalable in-country and across the continent.
- Country nationals with the exception of long-term residency (15+ years) or commitment to country/region/ building capacity of local team members for future leadership.
- People and projects that will continue into the future and are sustainable.
- People who take a grassroots approach to their work and are inclusive of local communities.
- Proven collaboration amongst peers and within Government structures.
- Work that needs to be recognized and given publicity in order to thrive.
- People that can prove ‘value’ for money and have the ability to manage grants and reporting requirements.
The deadline for nominations is on 26 March 2021