Welcome to The New Age Space Race!

The Mars Initiative’s mission is to help land the first humans on Mars! Not a rocket scientist? This is your chance to help put the first human footprints on this mysterious Red Planet! 

Calling All Citizen Scientists:
Join the Mars Challenge Today!

Help us reach our goal of $3,000 for student space education by Yuri’s Night (April 12th)

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who we are

The Mars Initiative is a space exploration and STEM focused Non-Profit

The Mars Prize Fund

Crowdfunding Grant that is awarded to the first company that lands on Mars. It's purpose is to encourage the exploration of the Red Planet.

STEM Student Microgrants

In addition to the Mars Prize Fund, we are also on a mission to give students all over the world easier access to learning about space.


The Mars Initiative strongly believes in giving everyone the opportunity to be involved with space exploration. We offer students and young professionals the opportunity to intern in our social media and public relations departments. Interns help us on our mission to get the first human on Mars.

Why Donate?

Donor Messages

I have always dreamed of exploring space, and I will do everything in my power to make that dream a reality. This is the first step.
Kali Green
London, ON, Canada
I am eagerly waiting for the day mankind will take Another Giant Leap, thus paving the way for the future colonization of the Red Planet.
Santhana Krishnan
Kharkiv, Ukraine

Exploration Research Discovery Mystery The Red Planet

Welcome to The future

You can have a hand in the New Age "Moon-Landing". Support a mile of the future journey to the first step on Mars today!