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Sea Shepherd’s 8.3 million Euro award and The Idea Tree

The Idea Tree helps secure 8.3 million Euro in funding for Sea Shepherd
The Idea Tree Consulting
January 27, 2015

OLittle presentn January 26th, 2015, The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society received 8.3 million Euros ($11.7 million Canadian) from the postcode lotteries of Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom for its submitted dream project, Stop Illegal Fishing in the Southern Ocean. The funding will be used to buy a custom-built ship to patrol the Southern Ocean, presenting one of the best opportunities to shut down illegal fishing operations around Antarctica.

“We are now able to proceed with the purchase of our dream ship and lift our conservation efforts to protect the Southern Ocean from illegal exploitation to the next level. We are extremely grateful to the Dutch Postcode Lottery and the people of the Netherlands for this generous support,” declared Alex Cornelissen CEO of Sea Shepherd Global. Continue reading

5 Reasons to get an outside review of your grant proposal before you submit

5 reasons to get an outside review of your grant proposal
The Idea Tree Consulting
September 2014

You spend hours putting together grant proposals for the funding that will make your work happen. It’s a crucial part of environmental work, and you’re competing for limited resources amongst many worthy causes. So to give your proposal the best possible chance of being awarded the funds you’re seeking, have someone who is familiar with the issues but has a fresh perspective have a look before you send it off. Here are 5 reasons why it’s a great idea; Continue reading