All applicants are required to provide or raise their own funds to cover crew fees, insurance, transportation to and from the ship, and personal expenses. After acceptance, you will be contacted by our FinACE (Financial Accountability, Coaching & Encouragement) department, which will assist you in developing your budget and support raising. All volunteers must have a minimum of 75% of the necessary funds pledged at least 30 days before their start date. Learn more.

Below is a sample budget that should help you forecast your finances during your time on board. You can use the budget calculator function seen on the right side of the form by downloading the Sample Budget (Microsoft Excel file).