11th Hour Racing’s grant program, funded by The Schmidt Family Foundation, is committed to advancing innovative projects that improve the health of our oceans and address the dynamic environmental challenges facing the sailing and marine communities. We seek projects that align with 11th Hour Racing’s programmatic strategy to advance one or more of these focus areas:

  • Support and promote solutions that Reduce Plastic Pollution
  • Foster Ocean Literacy and Stewardship amongst sailing and coastal communities
  • Advance Clean Technologies and Best Practices that reduce the environmental impact of the sailing industry and maritime communities
  • Projects that tackle the effects of Climate Change and Water Quality Issues through ecosystem restoration

Grant Application:

Have an idea that you think aligns with the mission of 11th Hour Racing? Click below to read more about our funding requirements and to submit a grant proposal.

Grants awarded to 78 programs since 2013
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People reached through grantee programs funded by 11th Hour Racing
Tons of debris remove from ocean by grantees

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