Funding applications

The Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF) offers a series of grants dedicated to research, conservation and education projects worldwide. Projects should integrate at least two of these components and focus on charismatic marine megafauna, particularly sharks, rays and skates.

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

Keystone Grant

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Small Grant

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Cycle typeBiennialAnnual
Amount10,000–100,000 USD≤ 10,000 USD
Application typeOnline (2-stage process)Online (2-stage process)
Next application windowJune-July 2018 (Stage I)
September 2018 (Stage II)
Stage II: currently under review


June 2018 (stage I)
August 2018 (stage II)

Scope≤ 3 years
(annual review and award)
≤ 12 months
TargetAllEarly career professionals
TypeResearch, conservation and educationResearch, conservation and education