United Nations
by Foundation Center (Philanthropic organization)
FundingtheOcean.org is an online knowledge hub designed to track, inform and inspire ocean conservation philanthropy.

This site provides public access to:

-the most current and complete interactive funding map of global ocean conservation efforts (Institutional philanthropic grantmaking from Foundation Center’s database which are comprised of grants information directly reported by foundations, or collected from IRS Forms 990 and 990-PF, foundation web sites, and other public sources. (2009-present, where available); Bi- and multi-lateral aid funding from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Development Assistance Committee members (2009-2015); U.S. government agency grants from USAspending.gov (2015-2016); Global Grassroots NGO profiles from Marine Watch International

-a searchable library of curated event, publications, case studies, affinity groups, news, and data and report repositories on ocean conservation

-information on how ocean funders are working toward the Sustainable Development Goals framework

-a private online community for sharing knowledge and building relationships

-an opportunity to share your knowledge
Progress reports
April 2017
Completed portal with public access to data and resources on who is doing what and where around the world
In-kind contribution
Public portal
Basic information
Time-frame: 04/2017 - 04/2018
Foundation Center, The Campbell Foundation, The Helmsley Charitable Trust, Marine Watch International, Oak Foundation, the Packard Foundation, SunLight Time Foundation, The Tiffany & Co. Foundation
Ocean Basins
  • Global
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Amanda Dillon, Knowledge Services Manager, fundingtheocean.org,
Other SDGs
United Nations