SOS - Save Our Species is designed to be a transparent and accountable initiative, while also promoting best practice among its grantees and in the wider conservation community. This resource centre has been created to meet these goals by providing documents, templates and information on SOS processes for grantees' and applicants’ reference. Documents will be added regularly to this section as they become available.
SOS OPERATIONAL MANUAL
This contains all operating policies and procedures of the SOS initiative as well as all templates in use as of June 2014.
SOS GRIEVANCE MECHANISM
In accordance with IUCN social policies, IUCN has established a grievance mechanism to respond to complaints related to the implementation of its projects. The grievance mechanism is designed to enable the receipt of complaints of affected people and public concerns regarding the environmental and social performance of any IUCN projects and applies also to SOS projects.
SOS INDEPENDENT AUDITORS REPORTS
GRANTS AND GRANTEES
This document contains the list of SOS Grants and Grantees to date. This list will be updated to include new grants launching in 2016.
PROJECT FINAL REPORTS
After the closure of an SOS project, a project final report becomes available for download from each project profile page. See, for example: Snow Leopard Trust Project Page.
SOS BRAND IDENTITY GUIDE
The SOS logo is available to use by grantees and official SOS partners based on prior approval and in accordance with the aims of the initiative. The following document outlines how to represent the SOS logo in communications materials.