Sara Corrie Memorial Grants

National Speleological Society


Grant amount: Up to US $1,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Individuals

Funding uses: Research

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

Location of project: United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

The Sara Corrie Memorial Fund provides grants to support group cave exploration in the United States and its territories. The U.S. Exploration Committee administers the fund by review and approval of grant proposals. Up to six grants per year may be awarded. Applicants must be NSS members and may apply at any time. No group may receive more than one grant in one calendar year. Applications will be considered for only one year. Groups may reapply in the following or later calendar years but must demonstrate progress has been made in the objectives of their past proposal through published report or presentation.  

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

Eligibility:

  • Must be a member of NSS
  • Must be part of a group exploring caves in the United States and its territories

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member.

Ineligibility:

  • No group may receive more than one grant in one calendar year.
  •  No funding will be provided to activity outside of exploration such as research, photography or filming, or touring or sport related caving activity unless it is shown that these activities are in support of original exploration.