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NMMA welcomes $20 million in grants for recreational boating infrastructure projects

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program continues its substantial contributions to recreational boaters and local communities and their economies through this year’s award of $20.6 million in grants to states and U.S. territories. By providing funding to support dedicated boat facilities and associated amenities, the BIG program helps Americans enjoy the nation’s waters and our ...

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Interior secretary announces $14 million in boating grants

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has announced $14 million in Boating Infrastructure Grants (BIG), which support water-related outdoor recreation and tourism by improving facilities for large transient recreational boats across the country. Zinke also announced a $60 million cooperative agreement with the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation to help retain and recruit recreational anglers and boaters of all ...

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Secretary Zinke announces Boating Infrastructure Grants in Virginia

Last Friday, during an event with the National Marine Manufacturers Association and other recreational boating and fishing industry members present, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced $14.7 million in 2017-18 funding for the federal Boating Infrastructure Grant program. Funding for BIG comes from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, an approximately $600 million fund paid for by boaters ...

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