ISTAT Foundation Educational and Humanitarian Grants

Deadline Date: April 24, 2024

Donor Name: International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading Foundation

Grant Size: Not Available

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-profit organizations globally that either promote and advance commercial aviation or engage in aviation-related humanitarian efforts. As of January 2024, the Grants Committee of the ISTAT Foundation now oversees both educational and humanitarian grant funding.

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.

Eligibility Criteria

  • For Educational Grants
    • Eligible organizations must be registered as non-profit entities and offer aviation-focused educational platforms such as summer camps, workshops, or other programs or projects dedicated to enhancing knowledge about the aviation industry. Applications are accepted from a variety of organizations, including:
      • Museums
      • Educational Institutions/Universities
      • Industry Associations/Student Associations
      • Youth Organizations
  • For Humanitarian Grants
    • Eligible organizations must be registered as charitable, non-profit entities 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


  • Capital infrastructure, for-profit projects
  • Projects that promote policy advocacy, military, political activity, or religious views
  • Projects that are typically the funding responsibility of national, state or local government
  • Capital campaigns and endowment funds 
  • Requests in which funds will be re-granted to other organizations
  • Events from which the proceeds will benefit other organizations
  • Debt retirement/deficit funding
  • Activities occurring prior to grant decision

For more information, visit ISTAT Foundation.

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