2007 Boating Safety Federal Financial Assistance - Nonprofit Organizations

The summary for the 2007 Boating Safety Federal Financial Assistance - Nonprofit Organizations Federal Grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Department of Homeland Security, which is the government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: 2007 Boating Safety Federal Financial Assistance - Nonprofit Organizations
Federal Agency Name: Department of Homeland Security
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DHS-07-CG-012-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 97.012
CFDA Descriptions: Boating Safety Financial Assistance
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2007 THERE IS A **SPECIFIC** TIME ON JANUARY 22nd (3 PM) BY WHICH APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED. Even though Grants.gov, by defualt, allows electronic applications to be submitted utnil midnight eastern time; applications received AFTER 3 PM on January 22nd will be rejected.
Posted Date: Nov 15, 2006
Creation Date: Dec 04, 2006
Archive Date: Jan 23, 2007
Total Program Funding: $5,400,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 40
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Public safety - watercraft
Grant Description
SPECIFIC AREAS OF INTERESTThe primary goal of the National Recreational Boating Safety Program is to reduce fatalities to specified levels for each upcoming year. Any initiative that can help to reduce recreational boating deaths, injuries or property damage is welcomed. Potential grantees should focus on partnership, i.e., exploring other sources, linkages, in-kind contributions, cost sharing, and partnering with other organizations or corporations. The Coast Guard is particularly interested in receiving grant applications on several specific studies/projects this fiscal year, listed below. However, we also encourage proposals addressing other boating safety concerns.With your applications, we encourage you to list and describe to us the tools you will use to measure your grants performance toward achieving program goals or toward achieving a specific objective that will result in the achievement of Program goals. For some examples of tools for evaluating programs or projects, we invite you to explore this website: http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/pub-res/demonstr.htm.The following list includes items of specific interest to the Coast Guard; however, potential applicants should not be constrained by the list.1. Develop and Conduct a National Year-Round Safe Boating Campaign that focuses on providing support to address areas that have been identified through the Coast Guards Strategic Planning Process. The Coast Guard seeks a grantee to plan, develop and implement a 2007 National Safe Boating Campaign that promotes a concentrated effort to target specific boater market segments and recreational boating safety topics. Refer to Program Guidance/Application kit for further information. Point of Contact for this program: Ms. Jo Calkin, 202-372-1065. 2. Develop and Conduct a National Recreational Boating Safety Outreach and Awareness Conference. The Coast Guard seeks a grantee to plan, implement, oversee, and conduct a National Recreational Boating Safety Outreach and Awareness Conference that supports the organizational objectives of the National Recreational Boating Safety Program. The overall conference focus should have promotional strategies with special emphasis on boat operators being responsible for their own safety as well as the safety of their passengers. Refer to Program Guidance/Application kit for further information. Point of Contact for this program: Ms. Jo Calkin, 202-372-1065.3. Federal/State Cooperative Partnering Efforts. The Coast Guard seeks a grantee to provide programs to measurably enhance uniformity and reciprocity in state boating safety laws/regulations and other state boating safety efforts. The grantee would provide a forum to encourage such uniformity and reciprocity among jurisdictions, and closer cooperation and assistance in developing, administering, and enforcing state laws and regulations pertaining to boating safety. Refer to Program Guidance/Application kit for further information. Point of Contact for this program: Ms. Audrey Pickup, 202-372-1063.4. Develop and Conduct Boating Accident Investigation Seminars. The Coast Guard seeks a grantee to develop, provide instructional material, and conduct training courses nationwide for boating accident investigators, including four courses at the U.S. Coast Guards Maritime Law Enforcement Academy in Charleston, South Carolina. For further information refer to the Program Guidance/Application kit. Point of Contact for this program: Mr. Rick Gipe, 202-372-1074.5. National Estimate of Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) Wear Rate. The Coast Guard seeks a grantee to provide reliable and valid national estimates of personal flotation device (PFD or lifejacket) wear by recreational boaters. Wear rates of PFDs should be based on actual observations taken from a representative sample of boaters across a range of water venues that include lakes, rivers, and bays. Refer to Program Guidance/Application kit for further information. Point of Contact for this program: Mr. Bruce Schmidt, 202-372-1059.6. Voluntary Standards Development Support. The Coast Guard seeks a grantee to carry out a program to encourage active participation by members of the public and other qualified persons in the development of technically sound voluntary safety standards for boats and associated equipment. Point of Contact for this program: Mr. Po Chang, 202-372-1075.7. PFD Wear Rate Strategy for Anglers. The Coast Guard seeks a grantee to develop and implement a national outreach and awareness strategy designed to raise the level of boating safety consciousness among anglers. This year-round strategic effort must support the organizational objectives of the National Recreational Boating Safety Program as well as have the capacity to be implemented into the Coast Guard national outreach initiatives. The major focus will be to specifically target the behavior of anglers while boating with a significant emphasis on their responsibility as boat operators to wear a lifejacket/PFD (Personal Floatation Device) as well as ensure that all passengers do the same. Point of Contact for this program: Ms. Jo Calkin, 202-372-1065.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
THIS PROGTRAM CONTAINS A SPECIFIC CUT-OFF TIME ON JANUARY 22, 2007 (3 PM) BY WHICH APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER 3 PM WILL BE REJECTED EVEN THOUGH GRANTS.GOV ALLOWS, BY DEFAULT, ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION UNTIL MIDNIGHT, EASTERN TIME, ON TEH DEADLINE DATE.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.uscgboating.org/grants/grants.htm http://www.uscgboating.org/grants/grants.htm
Grant Announcement Contact
Vickie Hartberger
Office of Boating Safety
2100 2nd Street S.W. Room 3100
Washington, D.C. 20593
vickie.l.Hartberger@uscg.mil vickie.l.Hartberger@uscg.mil
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