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Conservation Fund Grants

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits,
Agencies, Schools, and IHEs for Wildlife Conservation

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment - SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund

Deadline Date:

04/30/19 Receipt


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Grants ranging from $10,000 to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and universities to promote wildlife conservation and protection. Program areas broadly include habitat protection, species research, animal rescue and rehabilitation, and conservation education.

The Fund only supports projects that align with its priorities:

Species Research
- Marine Fish Sustainability
- African Mammals
- Marine Mammals
- Penguins and Alcids
- Sharks
- Reintroduction

Animal Rescue/Rehab:
- Wildlife Trade and Anti-Poaching
- Elephants
- Sea Turtles
- Penguins
- Marine Mammals
- Rhinoceros
- Wolves
- Great Apes
- Xenathrans
- Native Wildlife Near SEA Parks

Conservation Education:
- Nature Deficit Disorder
- Leadership Development
- Alternative Income

Habitat Protection:
- Coral Reef
- Marine/Aquatic Debris
- Habitat Restoration
- Freshwater Ecosystems

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 167772

Estimated Size of Grant:

Although there is no limit to the size of the application request, most grants range between $10,000 to $25,000 USD.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund accepts applications from nonprofit organizations, governmental entities, and schools and universities.

Organizations can be U.S.-based or international.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications for funding for 2019 opened in October 2018. Applications received by November 30, 2018 will be considered for funding in the first two quarters of 2019. Applications received by April 30, 2019 will be considered for funding in the last two quarters of 2019.

Although the 2019 application is very similar to previous applications, the process to apply for a grant has changed from many prior years, so please review in full. Each applicant will be required to create a login. Applications are required to be completed online, however your application can be saved at any time and it is not required that the application be completed all at one time. Once the application has been completed and submitted, you will receive an email confirmation that it has been accepted.

Conservation Priorities:


Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:

SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund
9205 SouthPark Center Loop, Suite 400
Orlando, FL 32819

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Geographic Focus:

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


International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.