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Eligible Recipients

A variety of different types of recipients in St. Vincent and
the Grenadines will be eligible to receive grants from the
SVGCF. All eligible organizations or individuals must be
legally-registered entities in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
and have the necessary organizational infrastructure
(e.g., bank account, leadership, necessary staff capacity) to
support implementation of the project. All eligible organizations
should show any available matching funds in their
proposals. Potential recipient types include:
· Public sector agencies of the government of St.
Vincent and the Grenadines responsible for natural
resource, protected areas and biodiversity conservation.
Public sector agencies must provide a 1:1 match
of funds through in-kind or cash contributions for all
proposals; in-kind contributions may be no more than
50% of the match.
· Local universities or colleges conducting activities
relevant to the vision, mission, goals, and strategies of
the SVGCF.
· Local or regional (Caribbean) NGOs established,
legally-registered and existing in St. Vincent and the
Grenadines for no less than 5 years and with an established
track record and complementary source of
funds.
· Private corporations or other companies from
relevant industries involved in marine/terrestrial ecosystem
and biodiversity clean-up, protection, conservation,
and/or monitoring. Private corporations must
provide a 2:1 match of cash funds for all proposals,
and they must not generate a profit through project
activities.
· Local community associations/community bodies
with direct impact on marine and/or terrestrial biodiversity
and ecosystem resources (e.g., fisherfolk associations,
youth groups, church groups).
· Other appropriate local entities of St. Vincent and
the Grenadines working toward the vision, mission,
and goals of the SVGCF.