Tag Archives: Northwest Marine Trades Association

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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Washington State Marine Excise Tax reflects industry input

Last week, the Washington State Department of Revenue held a hearing to finalize the watercraft excise tax depreciation schedule. The Department of Revenue proposed a final rule which reflected input from stakeholders in the marine industry and placed less of a financial burden on boat owners than the originally proposed excise tax schedule. In June, MRAA joined regional and national ...

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NMTA Grow Boating Program provides opportunity to 21 boating programs

The Northwest Marine Trade Association’s (NMTA) Grow Boating Grant Program announced it has given $27,083 in funding or loan opportunities to 21 boating programs in the Pacific Northwest. Over the past 16 years the program has invested more than $2 million in funding to non-profit groups or organizations that help boost the number of boaters and watercraft users and encourages ...

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