Photo courtesy of Green Jay Bird Conservancy

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology cordially invites organizations and groups in Latin America and the Caribbean Islands to apply for mini-grants to support educational activities in their communities. We are especially interested in supporting organizations and groups that work with low-income and underserved communities. Please, check the five types of mini-grants below for deadlines, application requirements, and links.

Explore the 2024 mini-grant winning organizations here!

  • youth paint a bird banner
    Event Mini-Grants

    Mini-grants for festivals, community events or series of activities organized and facilitated by your organization or group.

  • A group of youth with binoculars.
    Binoculars Mini-Grants

    Mini-grants to provide funding for binoculars to be used in educational activities and birding in your community.

  • A group of people listen to a woman speak
    Partner-Led Workshop Mini-Grants

    Mini-grants for workshops facilitated by you after training by our staff & using extensively our materials and resources.

  • A group of people hold bird posters.
    Lab-Led Workshop Mini-Grants

    Mini-grants for workshops in your community facilitated by Cornell Lab of Ornithology staff.

  • People painting a bird mural
    Celebrate Urban Birds Equity Mini-Grants

    These mini-grants focus on promoting events that center justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in birdwatching and ornithology.