Do you want to apply to receive plastic pollution prevention support from the Ocean Legacy Foundation?
Below is a guideline overview of what you need to know and what you will require as the project leader or applicant to complete the application process.
You can download a sample application for each phase of the project to help you prepare. You must apply using the online application Portal. The Ocean Legacy Foundation does not accept mailed or emailed applications. All application materials must be in English.
The online application forms are designed for typed answers. The text fields do not permit formatting, so please avoid bullets, italics, or other special characters unless noted.
To prepare for the application process, you will require:
AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE QUALIFICATION REQUIRMENTS
Before you complete the application process, please review all qualification requirements to learn about eligibility to obtain support from the Ocean Legacy Foundation. It is expected that full comprehension of this process is understood when you submit your application.
The E P I C Program incorporates a four pillar hands-on approach: Education & Research, Policy & Advocacy, Infrastructure Development and Cleanup to catalyze worldwide action around plastic pollution-free lands and oceans. Scroll down for a summary of each of the E P I C components.
E P I C COMPONENTS SUMMARY
EDUCATION & RESEARCH
The Education component provides essential knowledge, skill training opportunities and curriculum for community members, while providing solution ideas for a plastic free environment.
POLICY & ADVOCACY
The Policy & Advocacy component evaluates current policies and regulations, and supports the development of sustainable strategies that will help to end plastic pollution in your community.
The Infrastructure component develops recycling systems and technological solutions for your community to create a carbon negative circular economy for plastics.
The Cleanup component is action-based engagement that physically removes plastic pollution from the environment to create a cleaner and safer place for your community and ecologically sensitive environments.
DOWNLOAD A SAMPLE APPLICATION
You can download a sample application form to help prepare your answers for the application process. When you are ready to apply, please go to the online application form using the APPLY NOW button to submit your application.
PROJECT LEADER RESUME
Ocean Legacy Foundation requires a resume from the Project Leader to also be submitted with the first application form. The resume must be submitted in English. Please DO NOT include personal or private information, such as banking details or security numbers.
TEAM MEMBERS & REFERENCES
The application form will require the name, email address, phone number, country and primary residence of the project leader, as well as details about the affiliate organization. Please list any other key team members or project leads in the application form.
START YOUR APPLICATION
Begin your online application, click the button below.
“Ocean Legacy is committed to supporting global citizens and communities ready to engage in plastic management strategies and pragmatic action to achieve plastic free lands and oceans. We look forward to working with you and your community members with this holistic approach to end plastic waste.”
~ Chloé Dubois, Co-founder and President, Ocean Legacy Foundation ~