Small Grant Award

The Foundation’s Small Grant Awards are offered twice annually for amounts of up to  £10,000. These small awards support the development of maritime archaeology with respect to:

Grants are available to independent scholars, affiliated scholars and institutions.

Individual grants will not normally exceed £10,000, which could be the total direct costs of the work, a contribution to a larger project, or costs to seed a pilot study. Small Grant Awards only support direct costs but in the case of institutional applications overheads may be considered.

Funding is available twice a year with grant applications due on 1st April and 1st October annually.

Awards are normally announced within four months of the deadlines.

The Foundation has funds to support a limited number of applications in each funding cycle, only awarded to those applications deemed by the trustees to be of the highest standard. Repeat funding is considered for outstanding projects. However, unless there are exceptional circumstances, repeat funding will only apply for up to a maximum of three years.

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