Environmental Program

Grants to Western USA and Chile Nonprofits
and Agencies for Environmental Conservation

GrantWatch ID#: 176044
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Foundation Source - Marisla Foundation

10/15/16 11:59 PM EST

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Grants to nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies in multiple USA States and in Chile for environmental conservation and protection programs. Priority will be given to proposals focusing on marine resource conservation, with the geographic focus on Western North America and the Western Pacific region (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington in the USA) and in Chile.

The Environment Program also supports the search for solutions to health threats caused by toxic chemicals.

The Foundation is able to support only those organizations that have received tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or that are governmental agencies.

Through donor-advised fund partners, Marisla is sometimes able to recommend Environment Program funds to international projects, but only for the specific geographies described above.

Grants are not made to individuals or for activities that support candidates for political office.

The Foundation strongly discourages the submission of multiple applications from one organization. This includes chapters or field offices. The Foundation also will not review more than one application per year (any twelve-month period) from any organization, including chapters and field offices.

How to Apply:

Step 1: Eligibility Quiz (see Contact Information below for link)
If you meet the basic funding guidelines of the Foundation, you will gain access to the online application.

Step 2: Online Application
The online application will collect a variety of information to enable the Marisla Board to make their funding decisions. You will be able to save a draft of your application at any time. A link to the draft application will automatically be emailed to you so that you can submit until the funding deadline which is midnight Eastern Standard Time (USA) on the day listed. The Marisla staff and Board will not have access to draft applications.

Step 3: Review
Applicants can expect to receive a response approximately two to three months after each funding deadline.

To view the Frequently Asked Questions, please click here to open them in a new window:

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

Click here to begin the eligibility quiz and access the online application:

Technical Inquiries:

Should you have technical questions regarding the online application process, please contact the administrator, Foundation Source, at (800) 839-5316, or, and they will be happy to assist you.

Programmatic Inquiries:

Hard copy or electronic proposals will not be accepted by Marisla directly. However, programmatic inquiries can be directed to Margaret Lauer, Administrator, at Marisla Foundation, 668 North Coast Highway, PMB 1400, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, or

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USA: Alaska;   California;   Hawaii;   Oregon;   Washington

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.

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