Funding Supports Boating Safety

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.

Info: Questions,; for the solicitation: or call (800) 245-2628.

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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