NOAA Gulf of Mexico NOAA Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program

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NOAA Gulf of Mexico NOAA Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program: The National Marine Fisheries Service Southeast Regional Office (Fisheries Southeast Regional Office) is seeking proposals under the Gulf of Mexico B-WET Program (http://sero.nmfs.noaa.gov/outreach_education/gulf_b_wet/). The Gulf of Mexico B-WET program is a competitive, environmental education, grants program that promotes locally relevant, experiential learning in the K-12 environment. Funded projects provide Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) for students, related professional development for teachers, and help to support regional education and environmental priorities in the Gulf of Mexico. This program addresses NOAA's Long-Term Goal of "Healthy Oceans: Marine fisheries, habitats, and biodiversity are sustained within healthy and productive ecosystems" and "NOAA's Engagement Enterprise Objective for An engaged and educated public with an improved capacity to make scientifically informed environmental decisions".
Federal Grant Title: NOAA Gulf of Mexico NOAA Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program
Federal Agency Name: Department of Commerce (DOC)
Grant Categories: Employment Labor and Training Environment Natural Resources Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-NMFS-SE-2019-2005805
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 11.008
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: November 2nd, 2018
Original Application Deadline: November 2nd, 2018
Posted Date: August 31st, 2018
Creation Date: August 31st, 2018
Archive Date: December 2nd, 2018
Total Program Funding: $600,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Expected Number of Awards: 7
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 31st, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants are K-12 public and independent schools and school systems, institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, state or local government agencies, interstate agencies, and Indian tribal governments. Federal agencies are not allowed to receive funds under this announcement but may serve as collaborative project partners and may contribute services in kind. Applicants may be physically located in any U.S. state; however, education projects must target teachers and/or students in Gulf of Mexico coastal counties, which are listed on page 48-49 of the following document: National Ocean Service, NOAA. 2011. The Gulf of Mexico at a Glance: A Second Glance. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Commerce, http://goo.gl/HQ5IDg. Additionally, priority will be given to applicants who 1) show prior experience in working in the Gulf of Mexico region, 2) show prior experience with Gulf of Mexico regional issues, or 3) demonstrate partnerships with local organizations in the Gulf of Mexico region on proposed projects. The Department of Commerce/NOAA is strongly committed to broadening the participation of historically black colleges and universities, Hispanic serving institutions, tribal colleges and universities, and institutions that work in underserved areas. The NOAA B-WET program encourages proposals involving any of the above institutions as well as other organizations that work with underserved or underrepresented audiences.
Grant Announcement Contact
Amy Clark 228-688-1520 NOAA NMFS SERO
1021 Balch Blvd, Suite 1003,
Stennis Space Center, MS 39529

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