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Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) - Second Call for Proposals Now Open

Waterfall in lush vegetation © Conservation International/photo by Michele Zador

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) are pleased to announce that the second call for proposals under the current CEPF investment in the Caribbean Islands Biodiversity Hotspot is now open.

Please note that this call is only open for proposals in the following priority CEPF sites and conservations corridors in Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, and St Vincent & the Grenadines :

CEPF Priority Corridor

CEPF Priority Sites


  • ​ATG-5 North East Marine Management Area and Fitches Creek Bay

​Antigua and Barbuda

  • ATG-6 Redonda

​Antigua and Barbuda

  • BHS-2 Andros Blue Holes National Park

​The Bahamas

  • ​BHS-12 Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park

​The Bahamas

  • DOM-4 Monumento Natural Cabo Samaná

​Dominican Republic

  • DOM-20 Parque Nacional Los Haitises

Dominican Republic

​Cordillera Central

  • ​DOM-13 Parque Nacional Parque Nacional Dr. Juan Bautista Pérez Rancier (Valle Nuevo)

  • DOM-23 Parque Nacional Montaña La Humeadora

  • DOM-34 Reserva Científica Ébano Verde

​Dominican Republic

  • DOM-16 Parque Nacional Jaragua

  • DOM-18 Parque Nacional Lago Enriquillo e Isla Cabritos

  • DOM-24 Parque Nacional Sierra de Bahoruco

  • DOM-34 Refugio de Vida Silvestre Monumento Natural Miguel Domingo Fuerte (Bahoruco Oriental)

Dominican Republic

Surrey County Corridor

  • JAM-2 Blue and John Crow Mountains Protected National Heritage and surroundings


​JAM-22 Portland Bight Protected Area


  • ​JAM-5 Catadupa

  • JAM-7 Cockpit Country

  • JAM-13 Litchfield Mountain- Matheson’s Run

  • JAM-20 Peckham Woods


  • ​JAM-8 Dolphin Head


Iyanola - Castries and Dennery Waterworks Reserve and Marquis-Mandele Protected Landscape

  • ​LCA-2 Castries and Dennery Waterworks Reserve and Marquis

  • LCA-4 Mandele Protected Landscape

​Saint Lucia

  • LCA-6 Pointe Sables

Saint Lucia

  • ​VCT-1 Chatham Bay, Union Island

​Saint Vincent & the Grenadines

​Saint Vincent Central Mountain Range

  • ​VCT- 3 Cumberland Forest Reserve

​Saint Vincent & the Grenadines

The deadline to submit letters of interest (LOIs) is Sunday, 13 February 2022, 11:59 p.m. (Washington, D.C. time­­).

For more information, visit:

We will host an informational webinar for prospective applicants on Friday, 14 January 2022 from 2.00 – 3.30 p.m. (Washington D.C. time).

Follow this link to register.

If you have any questions, feel free to email us directly on

We invite you to share this call widely with civil society colleagues in the eligible geographies.

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