Grants

Funding applications

Applications for the Keystone Grant are closed. The next application window will open in spring 2022, through the SOSF Grant Portal.

Applications for the Small Grant are closed. The next application window will open in spring 2022, through the SOSF Grant Portal

Applications for the Ocean Storytelling Photography Grant are open until November 30th at 18:00 CET. Applications must be submitted through the SOSF Grant Portal .

The Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF) offers a series of grants dedicated to research, conservation and education projects worldwide. Keystone Grant and Small Grant projects should integrate at least two of these components and focus on charismatic marine megafauna, particularly sharks, rays and skates. The Storytelling Grant is dedicated to supporting early career and emerging conservation storytellers and focuses on photography in its inaugural year.

The online application process, deadlines and conditions are different, depending on the grant category you are applying for. Please read the funding guidelines carefully.

 

Keystone Grant

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Small Grant

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Storytelling Grant

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Cycle type Biennial Annual Annual
Amount 10,000–100,000 USD (average 25’000 USD) ≤ 10,000 USD Paid, mentored assignment
Application type Online (2-stage process) Online (2-stage process) Online, nomination (1-stage process)
Next application window
(online form)
Spring 2022 Spring 2021 Q3 2021
Scope ≤ 3 years
(annual review and award)
≤ 12 months ≤ 12 months
Target All Early career professionals Emerging photographers
Type Research, conservation and education Research, conservation and education Storytelling