Priority will be given to projects that aim to do one or more of the following:
Typical proposals should request less than $30,000; however, applicants may request up to $100,000. Successful applicants may use awarded funds over one or two years. Up to 20 percent of the total can be used as a stipend for the applicant and/or team members. (Please see the Preparing Your Proposal page regarding stipend eligibility and other budgetary guidance.) Up to 15 percent can be used for institutional overhead (applicable only for awarded grants of at least $50,000). Projects may be focused around conservation, education, research, storytelling, or technology. All applications should include a clear review of the state of knowledge about the topic and a plan for evaluating the outcomes of the proposed work.
When applying for this RFP, please select Our Changing Planet in the Lens dropdown menu on the Project Description tab of the application.
Please read and verify that you meet National Geographic's Eligibility Requirements before beginning your application.