National Geographic Requests for Proposals

As part of their investment in a healthier and more sustainable planet, the National Geographic Society has created a series of requests for proposals (RFPs) intended to focus our funding in science, education, and storytelling around certain key issues.
For detailed information about the grant application, see the How to Apply page. Please note: for Requests for Proposals, select Standard Grant in the application and complete the relevant section regarding RFPs.

October 3, 2017 (decision by January 31, 2018)
January 3, 2018 (decision by April 30, 2018)

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Sustainable Cities
Long-Distance Animal Migration
Big Cats Conservation
Changing Polar Systems
Uncovering Human Origins in Asia and Africa
Documenting Human Migrations
Reducing Demand for Illegal Wildlife
Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution

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