SHOAL-ASAP Freshwater Fish Conservation Grant - closed

To celebrate the release of the "A Strategic Framework to accelerate urgent conservation action for ASAP Freshwater Fishes in Southeast Asia", ASAP has teamed up with SHOAL to launch a new grant. The SHOAL-ASAP Freshwater Fish Conservation Grant aims to ramp up conservation actions to protect ASAP Freshwater Fishes and their habitats.

To be considered for a SHOAL-ASAP Freshwater Fish Conservation Grant, you must be an ASAP Partner and the project must target ASAP Freshwater Fishes. The full species list can be found here.

The priorities for SHOAL-ASAP Freshwater Fish Conservation Grants are:

  • Projects within Southeast Asia
  • Projects submitted by national organisations and those where the Project Lead is from the country in which the conservation actions take place

For full details on what the grant programme will support and on eligibility, please see the application guidelines.

Interested applicants should complete the pre-proposal form which can be downloaded here and submit this along with the CV of the project leader to with the subject heading “SHOAL-ASAP Freshwater Fish Conservation Grant Application”. Deadline to apply is 13 August 2023 and we aim to get back to applicants within 2 weeks of receiving this.

Successful applicants at this stage will be invited to submit a full proposal, which should be submitted by 24th September 2023.

If you have any questions about eligibility or require some advice or support in developing your application, please contact us at

Key documents:

To apply to become an ASAP Partner, please visit “Join ASAP”.

This is a joint grant programme with SHOAL and is proudly supported by Mandai Nature.


In light of potential challenges in disbursing grants to Myanmar, ASAP Partners in Myanmar should contact the ASAP Secretariat at before applying for any ASAP grant.