Saturday, June 22, 2024

PADI AWARE Passed More Than Half A Million Dollars In Grants

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The PADI AWARE Foundation has announced that it has surpassed US$575,000 (~€528,805) in grants with its 2024 Mission Hub Community Grant Program.

Since the program’s inception, 73 grantees have received support to help conservation around the world. First-time grantees in the 2024 program cycle include:

  • Sea Communities (Indonesia) for Coral Restoration.
  • Rwenzori Scuba Divers and Salvage Limited (East Africa) for Eliminating Marine Debris.
  • Mike’s Dauin Beach Resort (Philippines) for Marine Species Protection.
  • Blue Corner Dive Penida (Indonesia) for Coral Restoration.
  • Big Bubble Dive Resort (Thailand) for Coral Restoration.

Commenting on the grants and the program’s success, PADI Aware Foundation Global Director Danna Moore stated:

“We are thrilled to continue our grant program that directly supports community-based ocean conservation projects.These PADI Dive Centers and NGOs are driving meaningful local action from the heart and often with little or no funding support, and these grants allow them to be true superheroes for our shared blue planet.”

Sam Helmy
Sam Helmyhttps://www.deeperblue.com
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life! Sam is a Staff Writer for DeeperBlue.com

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