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Total Foundation

Grants for research, education, and awareness raising to conserve marine biodiversity and to promote other environmental objectives

Principal Office: France

The Total Corporation is a large and diversified energy company, operating in France and around the world.

The Total Foundation (Fondation Total) is the corporation’s philanthropic organization, among the largest corporate foundations in France. Projects are carried out in partnership with independent organizations in France and internationally.

The Foundation has the following program areas: Road Safety, Climate and Ocean Conservation, Youth inclusion and Education, Cultural dialogue and Heritage.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

Climate, Coastal Areas and Oceans. The Foundation supports projects that preserve coastal areas and oceans to preserve marine and coastal ecosystems.

About the program

Grant recipients are a wide range of international organizations, government agencies, conservation NGOs, and research institutes and universities in France and internationally.

APPLICATION: There is no formal application form. Rather, applicants provide a detailed presentation of the project and its objectives; describe their organization and its values; indicate the project’s planned budget; and explain why they are applying for Total’s support.

Applicants may contact the Foundation via email.

Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries


Contact provides an email form.

January 2021