Schools Can Apply for Gulf Coast Watershed Grants

2000px-NOAA_logo.svgAgency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Commerce Dept.); Program: NOAA Gulf of Mexico Bay-Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program

(CFDA Number: 11.008) (Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-NMFS-GARFO-2016-2005000); Eligibility: Schools, governments, universities, nonprofits and for-profits (applicant must assist education projects that target teachers and/or students in Gulf of Mexico coastal counties); Funding: $$6 million seven grants (no match required); Deadline: Oct. 28.

Summary: The program supports high quality environmental education on Gulf of Mexico coastline watersheds. Successful projects will offer hands-on watershed educational experiences for K-12 students, as well as teacher and administrator professional development and support.

Info: (NOFA); Amy Clark, Gulf of Mexico B-WET program manager, (228) 688-1520 for questions about the solicitation.

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