SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund
Grants for wildlife research, animal rescue and rehabilitation, habitat protection, and conservation education
Principal Office: USA
The SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund is a nonprofit charitable organization to strengthen the commitment of the Busch Entertainment Corporation to the cause of wildlife conservation.
Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources
Grants for wildlife research, conservation, and education. The Fund makes grants in the following thematic areas:
- Species Research;
- Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation;
- Habitat Protection; and
- Conservation Education.
Grant recipients are nonprofit organizations, governmental entities, and schools and universities in the USA and other countries.
There is no minimum or maximum grant amount. Most grants are less than US$50 thousand, with exceptions.
About the program
APPLICATION: The Fund uses an online application system, and it reviews applications twice per year. The calendar deadlines are posted.
Applications include a project description; project goals; project budget; previous organizational accomplishments; project methods; project evaluation; and links for additional information.
Link to application
(Note: Due to the restructuring of the annual grants program, the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund will not be opening the granting application process in the near future.)
Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries
The Fund posts Frequently Asked Questions.
Grant seekers can see videos of past projects supported by the Fund.
SeaWorld’s Environmental Excellence Awards are made annually to U.S. teachers who are inspiring the next generation of conservation leaders.
The Fund posts a long list of partner organizations.