The IBA Small Matching Grants Program awards funds to Audubon Chapters, landowners, universities, and members of IBA Stakeholder Groups for projects at identified Important Bird Areas that advance Audubon's priorities, including:
- Increasing awareness about Important Bird Areas
- Improving, restoring, and protecting habitat
- Gaining a greater understanding of the abundance and distribution of our species of greatest conservation need
- Implementing conservation strategies put forth in IBA Conservation Plans or other strategic plans
Audubon Connecticut accepts IBA Small Matching Grant proposals in the fall with a deadline typically in early November. Please visit this page for further updates as the season gets closer. You may download the previous year's application below to get a sense of the information needed for a proposal submission.