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USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA); Guam (USA); Puerto Rico (USA); Virgin Islands (USA); Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA) Marshall Islands (USA) Republic of Palau (USA)
Canada: Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Saskatchewan; Yukon
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International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.
Grants to support USA, Canada, and International research, education, and conservation projects with a particular focus on threatened ocean wildlife species and their habitats. The first stage application must be submitted and approved prior to submission of a full proposal. Only projects concerned with marine chondrichthyan species (sharks, rays, skates, sawfishes, and chimeras) will be considered.
The focus of the Foundation is on charismatic marine megafauna, and more specifically on elasmobranchs (sharks, rays, and skates). Most of the projects supported by the Foundation currently fall into one or more of three major program areas:
Keystone Grants should integrate at least two of these components and focus on charismatic marine megafauna, particularly sharks, rays, and skates.
Estimated Size of Grant:
Funds are allocated on an annual basis, with the option to apply for continued funding every year. The usual project duration is limited to three years.