Agency: Commerce Dept. (Nat’l Oceanic & Atmospheric Admin.); Program: FY 2015 Chesapeake Bay-Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program (CFDA Number: 11.457) (Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-NMFS-NCBO-2016-2004732); Eligibility: K-12 schools, governments, universities and nonprofits (projects must be in: Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia); Funding: $500,000 for seven awards of up to $75,000 each (no match required); Deadline: Jan 25.
Purpose: The B-WET program supports existing environmental education programs, fosters the growth of new programs, and encourages the development of partnerships among environmental education programs throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Projects should provide hands-on environmental education about issues affecting the Chesapeake Bay watershed for students and related professional development for teachers, administrators, and other educators.