Focus of This Profile: Grants for research, education, public awareness, and conservation in marine environment.
Principal Office: International
The Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF) supports research, education, awareness, and conservation projects focusing on the major threats to the marine environment.
SOSF defines these threats as overfishing, predator loss; climate change; pollution; and habitat destruction.
Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources
Grants for marine environment. SOSF defines the following grant-making priorities:
Most grant recipients are nonprofit conservation organizations that have programs or projects related to marine environment, fisheries, and related themes.
The SOSF makes large, standard, and small grants that range from a minimum of US$10 thousand to a maximum of US$50 thousand for one year. The Foundation allows applicants to frame their proposals in multi-year plans to achieve the desired conservation benefits.
APPLICATION: The Foundation announces an annual call for proposals.
Grant seekers should study the Foundation’s funding guidelines for priorities, themes, restrictions, the application process, and the obligations of grant holders.
Applicants complete a short online form. Based on these submissions, the Foundation asks the applicants whose proposals seem most likely to be funded to prepare and submit a more detailed application form.
SOSF posts calendar deadlines. Applications must be submitted in English.
About the grants program, and how to apply
Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries
The Foundation posts an annual report that includes its supported projects.
Many of SOSF’s research projects are led by advisors and staff of the Foundation.
SOSF’s headquarters office is in Geneva, Switzerland. The organization has shark centers in Cape Town (South Africa) and Fort Lauderdale (USA).
Contact offers an email contact form.
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