Grants and prizes in support of evidence-based solutions to the biggest environmental problems
Principal Office: UK
The Royal Foundation is the primary philanthropic and charitable vehicle for The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Programs revolve around main themes of work; mental health, early years, wildlife conservation, and emergency responders in the UK and internationally.
Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources
The Earthshot Prize. The Earthshot Prize aims to find new solutions that work on every level, have a positive effect on environmental change and improve living standards globally, particularly for communities who are most at risk from climate change.
Every year from 2021 until 2030, Prince William will award the prize to five winners. Prizes could be awarded to a wide range of individuals, teams or collaborations – scientists, activists, economists, community projects, leaders, governments, banks, businesses, cities, and countries.
The five Earthshots are:
- Protect and restore nature
- Clean our air
- Revive our oceans
- Build a waste-free world
- Fix our climate
About the Earthshot Prize
The £1 million in prize money will support environmental and conservation projects that are agreed with the winners.
APPLICATION: Nominations will open on 01 November of each year. Guidelines, categories and the nomination process are available online.
About Nominations & Selections
Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries
The United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce works with the transport sector in identifying and developing relevant and targeted solutions to wildlife trafficking.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge support additional programs, in the UK and internationally, including Covid-19 response, early childhood years, emergency response and mental health.
The Foundation provides an online contact form and an address for general correspondence and press enquiries.