About The Omega Foundation
The Omega Foundation
is a private, operating
foundation focusing on science, education, and environmental improvement
projects in the remote areas of the world, with an emphasis on the
Operating since 1997, the foundation has grown steadily in the number and
scale of projects it supports each year.
The Foundation is
dedicated to helping groups and individuals in their efforts to enhance
scientific knowledge, improve the environment, and support education.
In addition to operating our own programs, the Foundation often provides logistical and leadership support as well as
monetary support to some grantees working in areas in which we have
developed some expertise.
Foundation pursues this mission by running its operations and making grants through three main
- Antarctic Research. The
Foundation is now in its fifth season of supporting scientific
research 'on the ice'. Our involvement here is expected to continue
- Environment Improvement.
Numerous clean-up projects primarily in remote or heavy use mountain
areas continue to be of interest to the foundation.
- Educational Programs. This is a
fairly new program of interest, but is conceived to potentially have
the most lasting impact on our mission.
- Other. The Foundation
occasionally approves grants for projects outside the parameters
described above. Most of these are for related work, and are all in
high altitude or polar regions.
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This page last updated on 1/1/03