Sea-Changers raises money for a range of primarily UK based marine conservation charities and not for profit organisations. The projects funded all fall within one of the following marine conservation areas:
- Marine Reserves/Protected Marine Areas
- Direct Marine Clean-Up Action
- Education, Campaigning and Awareness
- Species Protection and Research
Click here to find out more about the projects Sea-Changers has already supported.
Sea-Changers allocate funding on a six-monthly basis. Applicants can only submit one funding application per cycle. Read their funding policy in full to ensure you are eligible to apply. To help your future planning the closing dates for the next grant cycle is the 31st of March 2017.
When completing the form consider what makes your project stand out. For example, how are you engaging with the local community, how are you ensuring the sustainability of the project, how will you measure success, and so on.
Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their grant applications approximately 8-10 weeks after the application closing date.
You can complete the application form here. In it you will need to outline the aims and achievements of your organisation, and explain in detail the specific area/strand of your work in need of financial support, e.g. educational campaigns, research programmes, a direct action event, etc. A word version of this form is also available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your project meets the criteria and is shortlisted, Sea-Changers may arrange for one of their representatives to discuss the planned project in more detail with you. Application decisions will be made by Sea-Changers Trustees with specialist advice provided by marine biologist Helen Scales.
Find out more about Sea-Changers at www.sea-changers.org.uk.