The Marisla Foundation is a private charitable institution in the USA, with office in southern California. The Foundation has two program areas for competitive grants, in addition to grants made directly by its Board of Directors.
The Foundation makes grants in a Human Services Program, and an Environment Program. The Environment Program promotes the conservation of biological diversity and sustainable ecosystem management.
Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources
Environment. The Foundation’s primary environmental emphasis is conservation of marine resources in western North America, Chile, and the Western Pacific.
The Environment Program also makes grants for managing and reducing the use of toxic chemicals.
Eligibility for grants extends to tax-exempt charitable organizations in the USA, and to governmental entities. Most grants range from US$20 thousand to US$100 thousand.
APPLICATION: Marisla uses an online application process.
Interested grant seekers take an online eligibility quiz to validate that they are eligible.
The Foundation reviews applications quarterly, and it publishes the application deadlines for each quarter.
About how to apply
Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries
Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands
Latin America and Caribbean: Chile, Mexico
Apart from marine conservation and toxic chemicals, Marisla’s past grants for international environment include projects in primate conservation, organic agriculture, and Amazon conservation.
Some of the Foundation’s international funding is provided through donor-advised partners.
Marisla offers contact information.