This Directory of Grant-Giving Organisations has been compiled for those undertaking scientific or adventurous field research and expeditions overseas, at school, university or post-graduate level.
Additional resources can be found on the RGS-IBG website www.rgs.org/grants - about the Society’s own Grants Programmes
Earth and Space Exploration Awards - The Foundation funds expeditions that use either the Earth's resources and environments to help us understand other worlds and assist in the exploration of space. Most expeditions are eligible. They include university expeditions and other expeditions from private or non-profit organizations and government expeditions. Awards are currently the equivalent of $250 or $500 each. The deadline for applications is 30 April each year.
CLP provides Conservation Awards on an annual basis to support the work of early career conservationists. All applicants are encouraged to look at the FAQs and project manuals before applying, and CLP staff are also able to respond to application queries.
EDGE Fellowships - The Zoological Society of London’s EDGE of Existence programme (www.edgeofexistence.org) is the only global conservation initiative focusing specifically on threatened species that represent a significant amount of unique evolutionary history. Two-year Fellowships are offered to future conservation leaders (“EDGE Fellows”) working on poorly-known EDGE mammal, amphibian or coral species.
Outreach International places committed volunteers on carefully selected projects in Mexico, Costa Rica, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Kenya, Nepal and Ecuador including The Galapagos Islands. We are a small company and like to meet every volunteer and treat you as an individual. You can make a valuable contribution while experiencing the pleasures of living with local people. The projects are small, varied and handpicked. Their needs are constantly assessed so we can place volunteers where you are…
Nonstop Adventure is a family-run company with a passion for snow, surf, mountains and adventure. They offer a friendly, personal service and provide the experience of a lifetime, surrounded by some of the world's most stunning scenery.