Port of Spain, 13th May, 2024 – The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) announce the launch of the seventh call for proposals under the CEPF Phase II investment in the Caribbean Islands.


Large grants: > US$50,000

Open date: Monday, 13 May 2024 – 9:00 a.m. Washington, D.C. time

Closing date:  Friday, 14 June 2024 – 11:59 p.m. Washington, D.C. time


This call for LOIs is a request for Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) from suitable organizations to organize a CEPF Regional Mid-Term Assessment Meeting from 19 – 21 November 2024 and to compile a conference proceedings report which includes the key lessons learned from all active or completed CEPF funded projects in the Caribbean Islands Hotspot to date. 


Read the detailed instructions, criteria and restrictions in the call for letters of inquiry available below.

Call for Letters of Inquiry


Informational Webinars for Prospective Applicants

The RIT will host two informational webinars for prospective applicants in English and Spanish.

  • English: Wednesday, 22 May 2024, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Washington, D.C. time). Register here.
  • Spanish: Friday, 24 May 2024 from 11:00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. (Washinton, D.C. time). Register here.


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Photo: Chief Wildlife Officer, Glenroy Gaymes, carrying out a Whistling Warbler survey using the PROALAS protocol. © Lisa Sorenson.