The SOSF Keystone Grant application for the 2021/2022 funding cycle is now open, with a deadline of 30 June 2020, at 18:00 CET.
The grant is dedicated to supporting all scientists, conservationists and educators with original and innovative projects which target a clearly defined question or conservation issue.
The funding cycle is biennial, with the grant application window opening in even years (2020, 2022, 2024 etc.), and the grant covering the period from March 2021 to June 2022, for example. Funds are allocated on an annual basis, with the option to apply for continued funding every year. The usual project duration is limited to three years. Grants average 25,000 USD per annum.
A special call for 2020 applications is aimed at supporting projects that promote the recovery of sawfishes, wedgefish and guitarfish. However, any chondrichthyan projects are welcomed.
Stage I: from 1 May to 30 June 2020
Stage II: August 2020
Please read the funding guidelines carefully.
To apply, visit our online application portal here.
The Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF) is committed to protecting our oceans by funding and supporting research, conservation and education projects worldwide, focusing primarily on charismatic threatened wildlife and their habitats. Only projects concerned with marine chondrichthyan species (sharks, rays, skates, sawfishes and chimaeras) will be considered.