Our Maritime Focus centers on the promotion of knowledge of the oceans, and strengthening maritime safety and security for the betterment of all.
We support projects and programs that:
- Increase access to, and enhance quality of, maritime education and employment
- Use maritime activities to benefit disadvantaged populations
- Broaden and disseminate knowledge of the maritime world*
- Improve health, safety, and welfare of seafarers
Two Current Maritime-related Requests for Proposals:
Maritime Conference Initiative
Learn more on the Maritime Conferences page…
Youth Sailing 2018 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.
The TK Foundation has set aside $200,000 USD to be awarded in grants to successful applicants. Grant requests may range from $4,000 to $10,000. Multiyear grant requests of up to three years will be considered.
Proposals are due on or before February 1, 2018, and grant decisions will be announced in late February 2018.
Please download our complete RFP guidelines document (MS Word) to learn more and complete your proposal. Please submit your proposal via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Proposals will only be accepted at this email address.
If you have any questions, please contact Austin Muckenthaler at email@example.com or (949) 553-4202 ext. 248.
Past Maritime-related Requests for Proposals:
Youth Sailing 2017 RFP
The application period for The TK Foundation Youth Sailing RFP closed in February 2017. If you have any questions about the 2017 Youth Sailing grants or RFP process, you can download our complete RFP guidelines document (MS Word), or contact Austin Muckenthaler at firstname.lastname@example.org or (949) 553-4202 ext. 248.