Become the manager of your project with the National Geographic Grant!

National Geographic is currently offering a variety of funding opportunities in the fields of conservation, education, research, storytelling and technology. If you’re born to be an explorer apply now and  get ready to be the manager of your own project!


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Organization: The National Geographic Society is a global nonprofit organization committed to exploring and protecting our planet funding hundreds of research and conservation projects around the world each year and inspiring new generations through education initiatives and resources. National Geographic reinvests 27% of proceeds to help fund the conservation and education efforts of the National Geographic Society.


Duty Station: Asia Pacific, East Africa, Europe, Latin America


Open To: the applicants for National Geographic’s Grant Program must be at least 18 years 


Timeframe: Grant projects last one calendar year or less


Deadline: 9/01/2019


Job description: National Geographic offers three kinds of grants:

- Early Career Grants are designed to offer less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project.

- An Exploration Grant application is a request for funding by an experienced project leader in the areas of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology. The applicant and his or her team members are expected to demonstrate successful completion of similar projects with measurable and/or tangible results.

-Applicants may propose projects focused in conservation, education, research, storytelling, or technology in response to the special Requests for Proposals (RFPs) listed below.


Qualifications: the perfect candidate for the National Geographic’s grant has the following qualifications:

- Is above the age of 18;

- does not have an active grant from NGS, nor have I already been awarded a grant in this cycle;

- will send an application in English. (For Early Career Grants, you may speak in your primary language for your required 2 minute video submission, but if that is not English, you MUST add English subtitles or attach an English video transcript.);


Wage: Projects are typically funded for US $5,000 and cannot exceed US $10,000.


Application process: all applications must be submitted through the National Geographic’s online application system.


Useful Information: National Geographic specifies that:

- the candidate’s project will have local collaborators (if occurring outside his home country or community);

- the candidate’s  project's start date is at least 6 months after the application submission deadline;

- the project does not take place in, nor am I a citizen of, any restricted countries (mainland China or any comprehensive OFAC-sanctioned countries--North Korea, Cuba, Iran, Syria, Sudan, and the Crimea region controlled by Russia);


Useful links:

Link to the offer

National Geographic


Contact Information:

National Geographic Society

Grant Programs

1145 17th Street N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20036-4688

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edited by Gloria Marinsanti Rwakihembo


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