2020 NOAA California Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program

The summary for the 2020 NOAA California Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program 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 Commerce, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
2020 NOAA California Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program: California B-WET funds locally relevant, authentic experiential learning for K-12 audiences through Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs). MWEEs involve learning both outdoors and in the classroom as students engage in issue definition, outdoor field experiences, synthesis and conclusions, and action projects. The goal is to increase understanding and stewardship of the ocean, its local watersheds, and special areas like national marine sanctuaries. Projects advance the Next Generation Science Standards, the California Environmental Literacy Standards, and the Ocean and Climate Literacy Essential Principles. The terms used throughout each Section are defined as follows: a. Monterey Bay watershed—the counties of Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Monterey, San Benito, and San Luis Obispo; b. San Francisco Bay watershed—the counties of Marin, San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo, Contra Costa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Humboldt, Del Norte, Trinity, Napa and Santa Rosa; c. Santa Barbara Channel watershed—the counties of Santa Barbara and Ventura; d. Teachers—formal (school-based) and non-formal (not school-based) educators for kindergarten through high school; e. Students—kindergarten through high school.
Federal Grant Title: 2020 NOAA California Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program
Federal Agency Name: Department of Commerce (DOC)
Grant Categories: Environment Natural Resources Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-NOS-ONMS-2020-2006237
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 11.429
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: December 11th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: December 11th, 2019
Posted Date: October 2nd, 2019
Creation Date: October 2nd, 2019
Archive Date: January 10th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $950,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $30,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: October 2nd, 2019
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, community-based and nonprofit organizations, state or local government agencies, interstate agencies, and Indian tribal governments. For profit organizations, foreign organizations, and foreign public entities are not eligible to apply. However, for-profit and foreign organizations and foreign public entities may participate with an eligible applicant as a project partner. Likewise, Federal agencies are not eligible to receive Federal assistance under this announcement, but may be project partners. Applicants must be located within the U.S. and can be physically located in any state, but must work within the geographic boundaries of the Monterey Bay, San Francisco Bay or Santa Barbara Channel watersheds. Projects whose sole audience is outside the watersheds outlined above are not eligible.
Grant Announcement Contact
Please visit the National Marine Sanctuaries CA B-WET website at: http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/news/bwet/welcome.html or contact Seaberry Nachbar, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary office; 99 Pacific Street, Bldg. 455A, Monterey, CA 93940, or by phone at 831-647-4204.
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