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PADI AWARE Foundation™ Community Grant Program
The PADI AWARE Foundation’s Mission Hub Community Grant Program is a cornerstone initiative to accelerate participation, education, and advocacy for ocean protection. This year, PADI AWARE Foundation provided critical resources to community projects across 15 countries - from coral reef restoration to climate change mitigation - and has made a commitment to provide over $5 million in funding by 2025.
Our 2022 Grantees
These are the PADI AWARE Community Grantees. They’re creating the future we want to see.
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Grants will be awarded to ocean protection initiatives and projects that directly advance the PADI Blueprint for Ocean Action, in direct support of the United Nations Decade of Science for Sustainable Development. All projects must fall under one of these five program areas.
Vulnerable Species Protection
Marine Protected Areas
Please visit https://www.classy.org/give/443027/#!/donation/checkout. Thank you!
Funding is limited to PADI Dive Centers and non-profit organizations. All non-profit organizations must have an operating budget of less than 1 million USD..