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West Marine opens BlueFuture 2019 grant cycle

West Marine is now accepting applications for its 2019 BlueFuture grants. The spring 2019 grant cycle will run through Sunday, March 31, with the names of grant recipients to be announced by the end of April. A total of 25 grants will be awarded. Encouraged to apply are nonprofit, community-based organizations that teach sailing, powerboating, fishing, paddling or surfing; provide ...

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West Marine raises over $40k for BlueFuture program

Throughout West Marine’s December “Month of Giving” fundraiser, associates and customers in stores across North America and online joined forces to raise more than $40,000 in support of West Marine’s BlueFuture program. BlueFuture provides grants annually to community-based organizations across the U.S. that are dedicated to getting young people on and around the water through boating, fishing, paddling and the ...

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West Marine raises $33,380 to support BlueFuture fund

West Marine announced that it raised $33,380 during its annual National Safe Boating Week fundraiser. From May 18 to 29, the manufacturers of West Marine life jackets donated $2 for every life jacket purchased to the company’s nonprofit BlueFuture Fund. BlueFuture supports a broad range of nonprofit, community-based organizations dedicated to providing young people with access to the water — ...

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West Marine announces recipients of Spring 2017 BlueFuture Grants

After receiving a record number of applications in its spring 2017 grant cycle, West Marine has announced the names of 25 nonprofit organizations that will receive $1,500 grant awards. This summer, the company will present grant checks to the winners, all community-based organizations that are dedicated to getting young people on and around the water in recreational and educational capacities. ...

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West Marine to host BlueFuture Program fundraiser

To commemorate National Safe Boating Week later this month, West Marine has announced that it will host a 12-day, safety-inspired fundraiser in its stores across North America and on westmarine.com. From May 18 to 29, the manufacturers of West Marine life jackets will donate $2 for every West Marine-brand life jacket purchased (up to $35,000) to West Marine¹s nonprofit BlueFuture ...

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West Marine opens BlueFuture spring grant cycle

On Apr. 1, West Marine will begin accepting applications for its 2017 BlueFuture grants. The spring grant cycle will run through May 1, with the names of grant recipients to be announced by mid-month. Encouraged to apply are nonprofit, community-based organizations that teach sailing, powerboating, fishing, paddling or surfing; provide boatbuilding instruction; foster aquatic sustainability and conservation practices; and encourage ...

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West Marine’s BlueFuture fall grant cycle ends Oct. 1

Less than two weeks remain in West Marine’s BlueFuture Fund fall grant cycle. West Marine is accepting online applications through the end of the day on Saturday, Oct. 1 and will announce the names of the fall BlueFuture grant award winners in early November. Encouraged to apply for a BlueFuture grant are nonprofit, youth-focused, community-based organizations that teach sailing, powerboating, ...

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West Marine announces new direction for BlueFuture program

Starting this spring, West Marine is taking a new approach with its nonprofit BlueFuture program. While the program initially supported initiatives on three fronts — youth boating, sustainable fisheries and marine conservation — the company has opted to narrow BlueFuture’s focus with the aim of strengthening its impact. To grow BlueFuture and broaden its reach across North America, West Marine ...

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