National Geographic

Welcome, National Geographic Explorers!

This page contains resources to help you during your work with National Geographic. If you have any questions, please email for assistance.

Getting Started

Watch this video to go over important information about grant requirements, media, best practices for communication, our organizational history, and how to stay engaged with us after your grant work is complete.


Grant Requirements

We’re excited to welcome you to the National Geographic family and can’t wait to explore with you. 
You’ll find everything you need to get start with your grants below.


On Boarding Documents

We'll need a few documents and materials from you to get your grant started. Documents required for your grant can be found at this link. ​

Grantee Media Guidelines

We're excited to see the photos, videos, and other visuals you and your team create during your grant project! Visit our Grantee Media page for resources and guidelines for capturing and sharing your media with National Geographic.


Sciencetelling Bootcamp helps our explorers and grantees learn to communicate their important scientific discoveries.

Follow Us on Social Media

Stay connected by following us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

On Instagram: @NatGeo
On Twitter: @NatGeoExplorers and @InsideNatGeo
On Facebook: NatGeoExplorers and InsideNatGeo

Stay Engaged

We will share opportunities through our monthly newsletters, including information about upcoming events, additional funding, and professional development programs.
You are automatically added to this newsletter as an Explorer.


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Contact Us

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