Outdoor, Conservation Education Program Grants Offered

Agency: Commerce Dept.-Nat’l Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin.; Program: Gulf of Mexico Bay-Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program (CFDA Number: 11.463) (Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-NMFS-SE-2016-2004691); Eligibility: Governments, K-12 schools, public and private colleges and universities and nonprofits; Funding: $700,000 for four to seven awards (no match required); Deadline: Dec. 11.

Summary: Programs must provide meaningful, hands-on educational experiences for students and teachers on environmental priorities in the Gulf of Mexico. Experiences should stimulate observation, motivate critical thinking, develop problem-solving skills, and instill confidence in students. Where appropriate, technology such as computers, probe-ware, and GPS equipment should be integrated throughout the instructional process. Applicants may be located anywhere in the United States, but must offer programs in counties located on the Gulf of Mexico.

Info: http://tinyurl.com/p2q8hp2 (NOFA); Amy Clark, 228-688-1520; e-mail, Amy.Clark@noaa.gov

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