NSS Grants

NSS grants help support conservation, education, exploration and research efforts among domestic and international cavers.

paleontologist Ivan Alcaron Duran uncovers bones of a Megalonyx jeffersonii, Municipo de Huautla de Jiménez, Oaxaca, Mexico
Classic Hellhole - Ryan Maurer

Supports cave and karst conservation research and education projects.

Supports the purchase or lease of caves or to obtain easements on cave properties.

Supports NSS members in international cave exploration and survey projects.

Supports international speleological participation.

Supports research in cave-related branches of study.

Supports cave and karst-related educational programs.

Supports group cave exploration in the U.S. and its territories.

Supports cave-related thesis research.