Grants

Funding for Research, Conservation & Capacity Building

A diver takes length measurements of Nassau Grouper on the REEF Grouper Moon Project in Little Cayman
Grants via The Manta Trust
2016: Disney Conservation Fund; $25,000 Manta Conservation and Capacity Building in Mexico
•2016: National Geographic / Waitt; $15,000 Investigating Habitat Use of Oceanic Manta Rays using
 Crittercams 
•2016: Save Our Seas Foundation; $7,400 Capacity Building for Elasmobranch Conservation in Pacific   
 Mexico 
•2014: Carl F. Bucherer; $10,000 Satellite Tracking of Oceanic Manta Rays in Pacific Mexico 
•2014: NEAq MCAF; $8,000 Satellite Tracking of Oceanic Manta Rays in Pacific Mexico 

Grants for Dissertation Research via Scripps Institution of Oceanography
•2015: Private Donors; $8,000 Acoustic Tagging and Habitat Use of Oceanic Mantas in Bahia de Banderas, 
 Mexico 
•2013: PADI Foundation; $7,150 Population Genetics of Oceanic Manta Rays 

External Grants
•2014-2016: Disney Conservation Fund (via WildAid); $50,000 Conservation of Oceanic Manta Rays and
 Ecotourism Development in Peru (PI: Joshua Stewart)
•2012-2016: Private Donors; $93,000 Satellite Tracking of Oceanic Manta Rays the Indo-Pacific

Undergraduate Research
•2010: Hutton Honors Capstone Grant $500 Coral Recruitment on Submerged Cultural Resources, Dominican
 Republic
•2009: Hutton Honors Creative Activity Grant $2,500 Togean Islands Conservation & Documentation  
 Expedition, Indonesia
•2009: Australian Geographic Seed Grant $2,000 Togean Islands Conservation & Documentation Expedition,
 Indonesia
•2009: IMP Thesis Grant $500 Coral Recruitment on Submerged Cultural Resources, Dominican Republic
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