Foundation: Boat US Foundation for Boat Safety & Clean Water; Opportunity: Grassroots Grants Program; Funding Focus: Environment, physical activity; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits, boating clubs and student groups; Funding: Multiple awards up to $10,000 each; Deadline: Rolling.
Summary: These funds go for projects to educate the public about safe and clean boating. Those offering programs providing hands-on experience for boaters and using social media receive preference. Youth groups have won. Safe Kids Craven County New Bern, NC, won a grant to hold a Marina Day to promote boating safety for children. And, Safe Kids, Toledo, OH, won a grant for a movie theater ad campaign promoting youth boating safety.