Next application window: Spring 2018
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.
A special call for applications for 2017 was aimed at supporting research projects that promote the recovery of sawfishes.
The funding cycle is biennial, with the grant application window opening in even years (2016, 2018, 2020, etc.), and the grant covering the period from March 2017 to June 2018, 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.
Please read the funding guidelines carefully.