Principal Office: USA
Key Words: marine conservation, terrestrial conservation, clean energy
The Pew Charitable Trusts are active in the USA and internationally across a range of interests that include environment, economic policy, health, and public opinion. Pew provides funding for a combination of research, policy analysis, and mobilization of public support.
The Pew Environment Group aims to achieve measurable protection for terrestrial and marine systems worldwide. Its focus areas are:
Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources
1 -- Pew Fellows in Marine Conservation. This program funds innovative research and applied work in marine ecosystems, fisheries management, coastal conservation, and marine contamination.
The Pew Fellows in Marine Conservation are mid-career professionals of any nationality. Each grant is US$150 thousand (over three years).
APPLICATION: Fellows are chosen by nominations. Each year, Pew appoints advisors and nominators to identify individuals for the fellowships. Unsolicited applications are not accepted.
About the program and nominations.
2 -- Other Research Grants. Pew makes grants for research and policy related to oceans and marine management; greenhouse gas emissions; and other environmental issues that have international dimensions.
Grant recipients are researchers and policy experts at universities, policy institutes, and conservation NGOs – mainly in the USA.
Most grants in Pew’s environmental programs range from US$50 thousand to multi-million dollars for periods of one to several years.
APPLICATION: The Foundation’s work outside the USA is limited to a few projects. Except by specific invitation, Pew does not accept applications for these projects.
Information for grant seekers.
Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries
Pew’s main website has a projects database that can be searched by keywords and dates.
Contact information is available for the professional team of the Pew Environment Group.
“Locations” provides information for Pew’s offices in Philadelphia and Washington DC, and in Europe.
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