The Waitt Foundation is currently seeking applications for its Rapid Ocean Conservation (ROC) small grants program to strengthen and expand marine protected areas, and to promote sustainable fisheries.
ROC provides small grants with a quick turnaround time for solutions to emerging conservation issues.
Grants will fund projects related to sustainable fishing and marine protected areas. This includes sub-themes of:
- Scientific Research: Includes natural science or social science projects
- Policy: Includes opportunistic projects around unique public policy windows
- Management: Includes enforcement and infrastructure support
- Communications: Includes raising public awareness and engaging stakeholders
There is no geographical restriction to apply. For more information, visit the Rapid Ocean Conservation website.