Grant Funding Expression of Interest

The Foundation primarily supports regional projects which focus on maritime archaeology or underwater cultural heritage undertaken in the countries where Honor Frost worked. Broadly, this is the eastern Mediterranean, specifically Cyprus, Lebanon, Syria and also Egypt including the Red Sea. The Foundation is keen to support projects which will foster strong collaborations with regional partners, particularly those with local training opportunities. Our full aims and objectives are available here.

The Foundation also offers broader support for activities in this field, including  training and workshops, conferences with a regional involvement, conservation work, museum exhibitions, public engagement and education.

The Honor Frost Foundation invites initial expressions of interest for grants over £10,000. For grants below £10,000 please see information on our small grants.

Please note the following deadlines for expression of interest forms:

Projects under £70,000

April 1st, 2024: If accepted, a full project proposal to be submitted in May 2024. Final decisions will be made June 2024.

September 1st, 2024: If accepted, a full project proposal to be submitted in October 2024. Final decisions will be made December 2024.

Projects over £70,000

April 1st, 2024: If accepted, a full project proposal to be submitted in June 2024. Final decisions will be made September 2024.

Expression of Interest Form

  • 1. Your details:

  • Please give us your full name.
  • If employed, please state your current job and place of employment. If you are a student, please state your current degree and academic institution.
  • 2. Previous HFF Funding

  • If yes please tell us about the most recent grant awarded to you.
  • Please give the amounts in either GBP, EUR, or USD.
  • 3. Your Project:

  • Using the numerical format for month/year
  • The Foundation currently supports projects primarily within the eastern Mediterranean, particularly Cyprus, Lebanon, Egypt and Syria. Please identify the region of your proposal.
  • Please identify the category that best describes your proposal.
  • Please briefly outline your project, highlighting connections to HFF’s broader aims and objectives. Where appropriate, please include research questions & methodologies and/or the gaps in regional capacity this funding will address. Please include any appropriate images and plans. Upload them using the file upload button at the bottom of this form. Please name any files clearly.
  • Could your project provide placement opportunities for regional HFF scholars?
  • If you have answered yes to the above question, please briefly explain any ethical considerations.
  • Please briefly decribe any plans for public engagment, publication, archiving, and preservation.
  • Please give the amounts in either GBP, EUR, or USD.
  • The Foundation encourages applicants to seek, or indicate if they have already obtained, funding from other sources. If so how will the funding be apportioned. Please Note: HFF will not fund any institution overheads or any administration charges.
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  • Please give the amounts in either GBP, EUR, or USD.
  • Please use this field to add information you feel is relavent to your application not covered by previous sections
  • Please title your documents clearly with the Project Title and your name.
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