Tag Archives: Grants

California Division of Boating and Waterways offers grants for boater safety education

California State Parks’ Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is now accepting grant applications from organizations that teach on-the-water boating safety education to the public. A total of $1.6 million in grants is available to local public agencies, nonprofit organizations and colleges/universities operating within California for Aquatic Center Education Program grants. The deadline to apply is Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023, ...

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BoatUS Foundation receives $10M NOAA Grant for Abandoned and Derelict Vessel Removal Program

A four-year, $10 million grant from NOAA’s Marine Debris Removal Program to the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water aims to rid the nation’s shores of abandoned and derelict vessels (ADVs), and remove the associated pollution, navigation and safety hazards that can harm waters for years. The grant, funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, is part of NOAA’s larger mission to address marine debris, ...

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NMTA announces 2023-2024 Grow Boating Grants

The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) announced the continuation of its Grow Boating grant program for 2023 – 2024, once again offering 10 $1,000 grants to entities that help support its mission of growing boating in the Northwest. The application process is now open and closes October 31, 2023. Grants will be announced in December 2023 and funds will be ...

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RBFF awards 2023 R3 Program Grants

Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation

Through its State R3 Program Grants, the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) has awarded funds to 10 programs in nine states. Now in its ninth year, the State R3 Program Grants’ goal is to support state recruitment, retention, and reactivation (R3) initiatives to increase fishing and boating participation. RBFF is providing approximately $207,000 in grants this year with nine ...

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BoatUS Foundation calls for grant proposals

Does your local organization or group wish to keep waters clean or improve boating safety and could use some money to make it happen? The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water Grassroots Grant program provides local groups up to $10,000 each to help educate boaters on safe and clean boating topics. There is no annual deadline to apply ...

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RBFF awards 2022 state R3 grants

Through its State R3 Program Grants, the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) recently awarded funds to 11 programs in 10 states. Now in its eighth year, the State R3 Program Grants’ goal is to support state recruitment, retention, and reactivation (R3) initiatives to increase fishing and boating participation. The programs must focus on one of three areas: Communicate the relevance ...

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Sea Tow Foundation programs receive USCG grants

The Sea Tow Foundation – a nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated to spreading awareness of safe boating practices – has announced it has received two new grants from the United States Coast Guard for the 2021-22 grant year and is continuing a multi-year grant as well.  The grants – administered through the U.S. Coast Guard’s Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund – will be ...

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MMTA receives $20k state grant for Stay Local program

The Massachusetts Marine Trades Association (MMTA) announced it has received a $20,000 recovery grant from the Massachusetts office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) to help market their 2021 Stay Local Boat Ma program. Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy, MOTT Executive Director Keiko Orrall, State Senator Edward Kennedy & State Representative Carole Fiola presented the ...

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West Marine awards over $100,000 in BlueFuture grants

West Marine, a boating, fishing and sailing retailer, and the founder of BlueFuture awarded over $100,000 in total grants during the 2020-2021 grant cycle to 64 community-based nonprofits across the country. BlueFuture was created by West Marine six years ago to support and encourage nonprofit organizations dedicated to getting young people out on and around the water in recreational and ...

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Facebook launches $100 million grant program for small businesses

This week, Facebook announced a $100 million program to help small businesses affected by coronavirus, according to CNBC. The grants will be available for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries. Facebook said it will be accepting applications in the coming weeks. The company said the program can help businesses with rent, operational costs, maintaining workforce and connecting with ...

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