Applications for the Small Grant are CLOSED and will open in April until June 2023.
Applications for the Keystone Grant are CLOSED and will open again in April 2024.
Applications for the Ocean Storytelling Photography Grant are CLOSED. The next application window will open late in 2023, 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||Small Grant||Storytelling Grant|
|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
|Quarter 2 – 2024||Quarter 2 – 2023||Quarter 3 – 2023|
|Scope||≤ 3 years
(annual review and award)
|≤ 12 months||≤ 12 months|
|Target||All||Early career professionals||Emerging photographers/writers|
|Type||Research, conservation and education||Research, conservation and education||Storytelling|