The Explorers Club is excited to announce a new grant program in partnership with Discovery, Inc. The Explorers Club Discovery Expeditions grants align with The Club’s mission to foster scientific understanding for the betterment of humanity and all life on Earth and beyond, including our commitment to mitigate climate change, prevent the extinction of species and cultures, and ensure the health of our lands, oceans and all that inhabit them. Further, we believe that the explorers fulfill a critical role as a storyteller.
Explorers Club Discovery Expedition Grants provide financial support for field research and exploration expenses. Grants typically range from $25,000 to $40,000. Grant recipients also have access to Discovery’s global audience through their digital and television programming, with the goal of producing compelling, educational, and inspirational content.
The Explorers Club Discovery Expedition Grants program has had a significant impact on the field of exploration. Past grant recipients have made important discoveries in a wide range of fields, including climate change, biology, archaeology, and anthropology. The program has also helped to raise public awareness of important exploration issues and to inspire a new generation of explorers.
If you are interested in applying for an Explorers Club Discovery Expedition Grant, please visit the Explorers Club website. The website provides detailed information about the program eligibility criteria, application process, and selection criteria.
The Explorers Club Discovery Expedition Grants program is a valuable resource for researchers and explorers who are seeking to advance scientific understanding and public awareness of important exploration issues. The program has funded hundreds of expeditions over the years, and its grant recipients have made significant contributions to the field of exploration.
In addition to the benefits and information mentioned above, here is a more detailed description of the Explorers Club Discovery Expedition Grants program:
The program is open to a wide range of applicants, including scientists, explorers, filmmakers, and educators. The program is particularly interested in funding expeditions that are led by women and people of color.
The program is also open to expeditions that take place in all parts of the world. The program is particularly interested in funding expeditions that take place in remote and underserved areas.
The program provides grant recipients with a high degree of flexibility in how they use their grant funds. Grant recipients can use their funds to support a variety of expenses, including field research costs, travel costs, and equipment costs.
The Explorers Club Discovery Expedition Grants program is a highly competitive program. The program receives hundreds of applications each year, and only a small percentage of applications are selected for funding.
However, the program is committed to supporting the most innovative and impactful expeditions. The program encourages all interested applicants to submit a pre-application form.
- Explorers Club Discovery Expedition Grants provide financial support for field research and exploration expenses.
- Grants typically range from $25,000 to $40,000.
- Grant recipients also have access to Discovery’s global audience through their digital and television programming, with the goal of producing compelling, educational, and inspirational content.
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Have a demonstrated track record of field research and/or exploration experience
- Be proposing an original and innovative expedition that will advance scientific understanding and/or public awareness of important exploration issues
- Be willing to provide Discovery with first right of refusal to cover their expedition
The Explorers Club Discovery Expedition Grants program accepts applications on a rolling basis throughout the year. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications at least six months in advance of their field dates.
The application process includes the following steps:
- Submit a pre-application form
- Upon invitation from the Explorers Club, submit a full application
- Participate in an interview with the Explorers Club Grants Committee