Environmental Grant Program - Marine Resources Conservation Area

Marisla Foundation


Grant amount: US $20,000 - US $125,000

Next deadline: Apr 14, 2018 9:00pm PDT

Later deadlines: Jul 14, 2018 9:00pm PDT, Oct 14, 2018 9:00pm PDT, Jan 14, 2019 9:00pm PST

Applicant type: Government Entity Nonprofit College / University

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Research, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Caribbean; Australia; Brunei Darussalam; Cambodia; Canada Expand all

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

Note: There are two elements of the environment program. This page details information for the "Marine Resources Conservation" program area. See details for "Environmental Health" here

Marisla was established in 1986 as a private, non-operating charitable institution. 

Environmental Program - Marine Resources Conservation 
The Environment Program concentrates on activities that promote the conservation of biological diversity and advance sustainable ecosystem management. Primary emphasis is on marine resources conservation with a geographic focus on the western North America, Chile, and the western Pacific.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • The Foundation is able to support only those organizations that have received tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or that are governmental entities. 
  • Through donor-advised fund partners, Marisla is sometimes able to recommend Environment Program funds to international projects, but only for the specific geographies described above.

Preferences:

  • Primary emphasis is on marine resources conservation with a geographic focus on the western North America, Chile, and the western Pacific. 

Ineligibility:

  • Grants are not made to individuals or for activities that support candidates for political office. 
  • The Foundation strongly discourages the submission of multiple applications from one organization.
    • This includes chapters or field offices.
  • The Foundation also will not review more than one application per year (any twelve-month period) from any organization, including chapters and field offices.
  • Indirect costs or overhead may not exceed 15 percent of direct costs.
    • This indirect cost allowance is to cover items such as rent, electricity, office furnishings and equipment, heat, accounting/staff services, and the time of the organization's chief executive, financial, and administrative officers.


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