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Total Foundation

TotalFndGrants for research, education, and awareness raising to conserve marine biodiversity and to promote other environmental objectives

Principal Office: France

The Total Corporation is a large and diversified energy company, operating in France and around the world.

The Total Foundation (Fondation Total) is the corporation’s philanthropic organization, among the largest corporate foundations in France. Projects are carried out in partnership with independent organizations in France and internationally.

The Foundation has the following program areas: Solidarity; Culture; and Environment.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

Environment.  The Foundation’s grants for environment support research, education and training, and awareness raising related to marine biodiversity. Other topic areas in the theme of environment include the management of invasive species, fragile ecosystems, and wetlands.

About the program


Grant recipients are a wide range of international organizations, government agencies, conservation NGOs, and research institutes and universities in France and internationally.

APPLICATION: Grant seekers should consult the Foundation’s FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) for an overview of the application process.

There is no formal application form. Rather, applicants provide a detailed presentation of the project and its objectives; describe their organization and its values; indicate the project’s planned budget; and explain why they are applying for Total’s support.

Applications are sent by postal mail to the address provided on the Foundation’s website.

About how to apply

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Last Profile Review

 April 2016