Foundation / Corporation
SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment - SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund
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:
- Marine Fish Sustainability
- African Mammals
- Marine Mammals
- Penguins and Alcids
- Wildlife Trade and Anti-Poaching
- Sea Turtles
- Marine Mammals
- Great Apes
- Native Wildlife Near SEA Parks
- Nature Deficit Disorder
- Leadership Development
- Alternative Income
- Coral Reef
- Marine/Aquatic Debris
- Habitat Restoration
- Freshwater Ecosystems
GrantWatch ID#: 167772
Although there is no limit to the size of the application request, most grants range between $10,000 to $25,000 USD.
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.
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.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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.