The Foundation sponsors a number of projects each year, the principal ones being field work and diving expeditions. These expeditions are normally undertaken in collaboration or under the leadership of significant public institutions such as Museums and Universities.

In addition to these more substantial activities, however, the Foundation is also willing to consider financial sponsorship or other practical assistance to smaller projects whether from institutions or individuals. Examples of grants made have been assistance to a small museum in the Pacific Islands to mount an exhibition of local artefacts, assistance to a nature reserve with a turtle breeding programme, and support for individual research programmes.

If you have a project that you believe would fit with the Foundation’s objectives and are looking for assistance please contact us. We cannot promise to support all good ideas but will certainly be interested to discuss your project with you and see whether the Foundation might be able to assist.

Grants list

  • Solomon Islands Turtle breeding program
  • AIMA 2013 conference support
  • Western Australian Dutch shipwrecks 2015: Closing in on Fortuyn
  • Duncan/Gibbs Research
  • Closing in on Fortuyn 2016
  • IKUWA6 The Sixth International Congress on Underwater Archaeology, Fremantle November 2016