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Explorer Resources

Photograph by James Kydd

Welcome, National Geographic Explorers!

This page contains resources to help you during your work with National Geographic. If you have any questions, please email for assistance.

Getting Started

Watch this video to go over important information about grant requirements, media, best practices for communication, our organizational history, and how to stay engaged with us after your grant work is complete.


Grant Requirements

We'll need a few documents and materials from you to get your grant started. Documents required for your grant can be found at this link. ​

Picture of Sandesh Kadur documenting the clouded leopard in India

Grantee Media Guidelines

We're excited to see the photos, videos, and other visuals you and your team create during your grant project! Visit our Grantee Media page for resources and guidelines for capturing and sharing your media with National Geographic.

Follow Us on Social Media

On Instagram: @NatGeo
On Twitter: @NatGeoExplorers @InsideNatGeo
On Facebook: NatGeoExplorers and InsideNatGeo

Stay Engaged

We will share opportunities through our monthly newsletters, including information about upcoming events, additional funding, and professional development programs. You are automatically added to this newsletter as an Explorer.

Contact Us

The National Geographic Society
Grant Programs
1145 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036