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! 

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who we are

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

STEM Student MicroGrants

The Mars Initiative is on a mission to give students all over the world easier access to learning about space. Click below to learn more about how you can help students attain space knowledge.

Space Innovation Grants

With so many new space start-ups relating to space exploration and development, we are starting a crowd-funding grant competition to help them continue to grow and become successful.


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 or volunteer.

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

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Welcome to The future

The Mars Initiative is a 501(c)(3) space non-profit raising money to fund habitation of Mars, the innovators of today, and the future generation of space travelers

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.