Current application window (online form):
Stage I: closed. – will open again between March and April 2024.
Stage II: if your stage I application is successful, you will be invited to submit your stage II application.
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 threatened marine wildlife and their habitats. Only projects concerned with marine chondrichthyan species (sharks, rays, skates, sawfishes and chimaeras) will be considered.
The funding cycle is biennial, with the grant application window opening in even years (2022, 2024, 2026, etc.), and the grant covering the period from March 2025 to June 2026, 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.