National Speleological Society Conservation Grants

National Speleological Society


Grant amount: Up to US $1,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Organizations Individuals

Funding uses: Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

The Conservation Committee is authorized to award up to $5,000 annually from the Save-the-Caves Fund to make grants of up to $1,000 to Internal Organizations, Conservation Task Forces, Conservancies, or to individual NSS members for specified projects that involve cave or karst conservation, restoration, or cleanup. The Conservation Committee is responsible for establishing the application , review, and award process. To be considered for a grant award, applications must include adequate description of one or more of the following:

  • Scientific investigation of cave or karst conservation problems
  • Speleological research that will directly contribute to cave or karst conservation
  • The remediation of ecological problems in cave, karst or pseudokarst areas
  • Equipment and supplies for conservation or restoration projects that include hands-on participation from cavers
  • Public outreach to inform and raise awareness of cave and karst values

Conservation Grants are awarded throughout the year, subject to availability of funds and number of applications received.

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

Eligibility:

  • Projects must be in one or more of the following areas:
    • Scientific investigation of cave or karst conservation problems
    • Speleological research that will directly contribute to cave or karst conservation
    • The remediation of ecological problems in cave, karst or pseudokarst areas
    • Equipment and supplies for conservation or restoration projects that include hands-on participation from cavers
    • Public outreach to inform and raise awareness of cave and karst values
  • Individuals applying for the grant must be a member of NSS

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