Project Description

Waitt Foundation Rapid Ocean Conservation Grants

Type of project: ROC Grants provide small grants with a quick turnaround time for solutions to emerging conservation issues and ocean protection. This is responsive to conservation opportunities and supports higher-risk ideas at a low financial cost and includes sub-themes of scientific research, policy, management and communications.

Eligibility: Small, local NGOs may apply. Applicants must maintain affiliation with an academic institution or NGO for the duration of the grant project

Location: Worldwide. Project must support sustainable fishing and/or Marine Protected Areas.

Grant size: Up to $20,000. Grants should constitute the sole or primary source of funding for the proposed project, not serve as complementary funding for larger, more costly projects.