Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The 11th Hour Racing is seeking grant applications to foster systemic change to restore ocean health – cleaner, healthier waterways through strong local stewardship and collective action around the world.
As the climate crisis intensifies, so does the impact on ocean health. It needs a global paradigm shift, from an extractive economy that depletes natural resources to a sustainable economy that uses resources wisely and protects the ocean. 11th Hour Racing works to facilitate this transition by supporting local solutions to global problems, led by community organizations and industry leaders.
11th Hour Racing seeks proposals that align with one or more focus areas:
Ocean Literacy & Stewardship – increase the understanding and appreciation of the importance of healthy oceans and waterways to communities through experiential learning, citizen science, and powerful story-telling
Clean Technologies & Best Practices – advance practices and technologies in coastal communities and the marine industry that reduces waste, prevent plastic pollution, improve water quality, and assess new circular solutions
Ecosystem Restoration – improve water quality, bolster coastal resilience, and sequester carbon through coastal habitat restoration
Project submissions are evaluated based on the following criteria:
Environmental impact: the magnitude of the project’s environmental benefits
Capacity and Organizational Expertise: organizational capacity and qualifications necessary to implement the proposed project
Innovation and Creativity: how unique the project is or the methodology used
Feasibility of implementation: technological, financial, and political factors that may influence the success of the project.