The Antarctic Science Foundation supports world class scientific research that advances the understanding and protection of the Antarctic, Southern Ocean and subantarctic natural environments and its impact on the planet.

 
 
 
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Photo: Chrissie Trousselot / Antarctic Science Foundation

 

ABOUT US

 The Antarctic Science Foundation breaks ground for public-private environmental and science philanthropy: we are uniquely placed to bring together science, business, government, philanthropy and community.

We are proud to work with our public partner the Australian Antarctic Division to support research that will help us deepen our knowledge of the extraordinary Antarctic environment and its profound influence on global climate and ecosystems.

32/107 Founding Donors' Club

32/107 Founding Donors’ Club

In 1911, 32 adventurers set out to explore Antarctica. In 2019, 32 adventurers will help provide the funds to save it.

Support the penguins

Support the penguins

Penguin Pursuits - a birds-eye view of environmental change

 
 

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

 
 

MAKE A DONATION

Your donation is an investment in the future of our planet – The Antarctic Science Foundation enables private funding to help researchers understand how changes in southern polar regions will affect the planet and humankind.

 

BECOME A FOUNDING DONOR

We are looking for like-minded people to come with us on our exciting journey to shape the future of the planet. You will be among the first to support the Antarctic Science Foundation and our research projects across a range of scientific priorities in the Antarctic, subantarctic and Southern Ocean natural environments. 

 

CORPORATE FUNDRAISING

Workplace giving is a great way to unite colleagues and clients around a shared goal, to give back to your local community, acknowledge your support of important issues and build social licence for your brand. 

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BEQUESTS

The Antarctic Science Foundation invites you to join us in having a lasting impact on future generations through remembering us in your Will with a charitable gift. Through your Will you have the power to support the protection of Antarctica’s unique ecosystems and wildlife as well as the wellbeing of our planet.

 
 
 
 
 

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OUR PROJECTS

 
 
 

Make a donation

Your donation is an investment in the future of our planet. The Antarctic Science Foundation enables private funding to help researchers understand how changes in southern polar regions will affect the planet and humankind.

We are the only charity supporting projects across the full spectrum of Antarctic, subantarctic and Southern Ocean research. Our funds will contribute to climate science, wildlife and biodiversity conservation and frontier polar research and technology initiatives. 

We work with the best scientists in the world through our close relationship with the Australian Antarctic Science Program and international colleagues from 28 nations.

You get better bang for your buck through our partnership with the Australian Antarctic Division, their significant investment in modernisation and world leading operations support optimises our science outcomes. 82% of your donation will contribute to projects.

Your donation is tax deductible.  The Antarctic Science Foundation has Deductible Gift Recipient status as a Registered Environmental Organisation and Charity.