BoatU.S. Foundation Grassroots Grants

BoatU.S. Foundation


Grant amount: Up to US $10,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

With millions of boaters on the water, our aim is to reduce accidents and fatalities, increase stewardship of our waterways and keep boating a safe and enjoyable pastime. The BoatUS Foundation is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our work is primarily funded by grants and individual donations.

Grassroots Grants

The Foundation is looking for creative and innovative projects that promote safe and clean boating on your local waterway.

Program Overview

Over the past 25 years the Foundation has awarded over a million dollars to local community organizations, yacht clubs, flotillas and squadrons. The Foundation is looking for creative and innovative projects that promote safe and clean boating on your local waterway. Past topics have ranged from PSAs on the effects of boating under the influence to hands-on education about the effects of marine debris.

The BoatUS Foundation Grassrooots Grants Program provides grants to nonprofit organizations, boating clubs and student groups for projects that promote safe and/or clean boating.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Who we fund: Any nonprofit organization including: 
    • Boating Clubs
    • Environmental Organizations
    • Local Nonprofits
    • Regional/National Nonprofits
    • Student Groups
    • Chapters of National Organizations

Ineligibility:

  • The Foundation typically does not award grants for the following:
    • Capital Improvement Projects or General Operating Funds
    • Multi-Year Projects (Unless the Project Will Become Self-Sufficient After Initial Funding)
    • Projects That Include Lobbying Efforts or Any Type of Political Action
    • Specialized training or equipment for the recipient group members (unless it can be shown that this training or equipment will be used solely for the grant project and will benefit the general boating public.)
    • Projects Solely Intended to Benefit a Group's Membership
    • Expenses for Transportation, Meals or Lodging
    • Purchase of electronic hardware/software, boats, motors, or other boating gear.


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