The Rapid Ocean Conservation (ROC) Grants Program is a project of the Waitt Foundation. ROC Grants provide small grants with a quick turnaround time for solutions to emerging conservation issues. This complements the Waitt Foundation’s existing major grants program and is responsive to conservation opportunities, supports higher-risk ideas at a low financial cost, and engages with small, local NGOs on a global scale.
Proposals for grants up to $10,000 USD will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Proposals up to $15,000 USD will be considered, but granted highly infrequently. Project funds will be distributed with in 2 weeks of funding decisions, which are made on a rolling basis throughout the year.