Development Fund
This fund is used for tranings, workshops, summer schools and/or masterclasses organized by national or regional microbiology societies worldwide. The fund has a strong focus on regions outside North America or Europe. and has a yearly budget of 60.000 euro in total.

Applications can be done directly at the ISME Office by the LOC chair or main organizer from the local society.

Promontial Fund
This fund is used to promote Microbial Ecology by supporting Visiting Scientists and organizing workshops at your local event (such as writing or "how to publish" workshops my our editors) The fund has a strong focus on regions outside North America or Europe and has a budget of 10.000 euro per year.