The International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2024 Grants Program, which encompasses both Educational Grants and Humanitarian Grants

Through this consolidated program, the ISTAT Foundation provides grant funding to non-governmental, nonprofit organizations globally that either promote and advance commercial aviation or engage in aviation-related humanitarian efforts.

Educational Grants are intended to build and enhance awareness of diverse careers in aviation, inspiring the next generation to consider a future in the aviation industry. 

Humanitarian Grants are aimed at supporting charitable, nonprofit organizations that leverage aviation to save lives, promote human welfare, and alleviate suffering. 

Who qualifies for an Educational Grant? 

Organizations registered as non-governmental, nonprofit entities and offer aviation-focused programs or projects. Applications are accepted from a variety of organizations, including: 

  • Museums
  • Educational Institutions/Universities
  • Industry Associations/Student Associations
  • Youth Organizations

Who qualifies for a Humanitarian Grant? 

Organizations registered as a charitable, nongovernmental entity focusing on aviation-related humanitarian prevention, relief, and/or recovery efforts for: 

  • Natural disasters (drought, floods, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, etc.);
  • Human-generated disasters (conflict, social, industrial/transport accidents, etc.) or
  • Health-related crises

The deadline to apply for the 2024 program is Wednesday, 24 April 2024

The applicants will be notified of the status of their application no later than 12 June 2024. 

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