Marine Science Ocean Conservation Grant

This is a great opportunity for a school near you. Help spread the word about this opportunity from the Youth Ocean Advocates philanthropy team at the Seattle Aquarium!

The Youth Ocean Advocates philanthropy team at the Seattle Aquarium is funding the purchase of equipment to aid nonprofits and K-12 schools in the advancement of ocean conservation, research and/or education. A total of $5,000 is available, with individual grant awards of $200 to $2,500, for the purchase of marine science-related equipment. Grant recipients must be a K-12 school or nonprofit with a 501(c)3 or similar designation. Local, national and international organizations are encouraged to apply.

Grant applications will be accepted until 5pm Pacific Standard Time on Friday, May 29, 2015. Grant recipients will be notified via email on World Oceans Day, Monday, June 8, 2015. Grant awards will be distributed by July 1, 2015 and should be spent within one year. Youth Ocean Advocates requests that grant recipients provide evidence of their equipment being utilized or project progress within one year of funding.

To apply, please go to: http://www.seattleaquarium.org/youth-ocean-advocates/grant-fund.  Direct questions about Youth Ocean Advocates grants to Dave Glenn, youth engagement coordinator, at d.glenn@seattleaquarium.org.

The Youth Ocean Advocates Philanthropy Team is a representative group of youth volunteers at the Seattle Aquarium who design and implement ways to give back to the ocean conservation community through funds they've raised.

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