Educators Can Benefit from Great Lakes Watershed Experience Projects

Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Commerce Dept.); Program: Great Lakes Bay Watershed Education and Training Program (B-WET) FY18 (CFDA Number: 11.429) (Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-NOS-ONMS-2018-2005158); Eligibility: Schools, governments, public and private colleges and universities and nonprofits (applicants must assist states in the Great Lakes region: New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin); Funding: $500,000 for 15 awards(no match required); Deadline: June 2.

Summary: NOAA’s B-WET program funds environmental education program that promotes locally relevant, experiential learning in the K-12 environment. The projects for this solicitation must provide meaningful watershed educational experiences for students, related professional development for teachers and help to support regional education and environmental priorities in the Pacific Northwest.

Info:  (NOFA); for questions about the competition:  Frederick Isaac Grants Management Specialist Phone 301-628-1330.

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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