Funding type


Project size funding

< US$ 5.000, US$ 5.001 - 20.000, US$ 20.001 - 50.000

Target region/countries


Eligible Organisations for funding

Non-profit or Civil Society Organization (NGO)


Marine & Coast

Biodiversity Categories

Biodiversity awareness and knowledge, Protected Areas and other conservation measures

Sector Tags

Environmental Protection and Conservation, Science and Research

Funding Criteria

- marine mammal conservation, science
- support for students/ members for the conferences

- regional and/or income restriction for some of the awards and grants
- some awards open for members only

Application process

Call for applications (biannually)
The SMM Conservation Grant
Louis M. Herman Research Scholarship

Call for applications (annually)
Small Grants In Aid of Research

Call for application (irregularly)
The EBS (Emily B. Shane) Award
John E. Heyning Research Award
The Twiss Award

Conservation Merit Prize

Internal selection process
Frederic Fairfield Memorial Award
J. Stephen Leatherwood Memorial Award
The SMM Conference Awards
Leatherwood Student Travel Grants
Stu Innes Memorial Student Travel Bursary
Low Income Country Travel Grants
Student Travel Grants


Application language