Our Maritime Focus centers on promotion of knowledge of the oceans, for the betterment of individuals, communities and the environment. We support projects and programs that improve the health, safety and welfare of seafarers, maritime education and training, and strengthen maritime security. We also support sailing projects, environmental projects and programs that shed light on maritime history.
Current Maritime-related Requests for Proposals
Maritime Conference RFP
Proposals Due: Applications must be submitted at least 2 months prior to the conference
The TK Foundation believes that conferences devoted to knowledge sharing in the maritime realm can have significant positive outcomes for conference participants. TK Foundation grant funds are being made available to support eligible participants in attending maritime conferences. We believe that in addition to classroom experience, maritime conference attendance can offer eligible participants current knowledge of the continually evolving real-world maritime industry while encouraging continuous individual professional development and awareness of the vibrant maritime industry.
Recently-completed Requests for Proposals
Youth Sailing RFP
The TK Foundation is interested in supporting nonprofit youth sailing programs that are reaching motivated disadvantaged youth. Winning programs will offer youth an up-close and personal relationship with the ocean, provide them with opportunities to challenge themselves in an ocean environment, teach responsible seamanship and stewardship, and help them develop important life skills.