NSS Conservation Grants
The Conservation Committee is authorized to award up to $5,000 annually from the Save-the-Caves Fund to make grants of up to $1000 to Internal Organizations, Conservation Task Forces, Conservancies, or to individual NSS members for specific projects that involve cave or karst conservation, restoration, or cleanup. The Conservation Committee is responsible for establishing the application, review, and award process. Recipients of these grants shall submit written reports to the Society as stipulated by the Chairman of the Conservation Committee. To be considered for a grant award, applications must include adequate description of one or more of the following:
Conservation Grants are awarded throughout the year, subject to availability of funds and number of applications received.
Save the Caves Conservation Grant Application Process
Awards are based on the nature of the project and available funds. For relatively uncomplicated grants to NSS members and activities, send an e-mail application that includes the following points. Institutions and foundations should submit the more formal NSS grants application (insert link ). Priority is sometimes given to conservation projects that provide quantitative research data.
Please call or e-mail the Conservation Grants contact person if you need more information.