Great Lakes Bay Watershed Education and Training Program (B-WET) FY18


Funding Opportunity ID: 292967
Opportunity Number: NOAA-NOS-ONMS-2018-2005158
Opportunity Title: Great Lakes Bay Watershed Education and Training Program (B-WET) FY18
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Environment
Natural Resources
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 11.429
Eligible Applicants: 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, for profit organizations, state or local government agencies, interstate agencies, and Indian tribal governments.
Agency Code: DOC
Agency Name: Department of Commerce
Posted Date: Apr 04, 2017
Close Date: Jun 02, 2017
Last Updated Date: Apr 04, 2017
Award Ceiling: $75,000
Award Floor: $25,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 15
Description: The NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries is seeking proposals under the Great Lakes B-WET Program. The Great Lakes B-WET Program is a competitive grant program that supports existing, high quality environmental education programs, fosters the growth of new, innovative programs, and encourages capacity building and partnership development for environmental education programs throughout the entire Great Lakes watershed. Successful projects provide Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) for students and related professional development for teachers, while advancing regional Great Lakes education and environmental priorities. 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”.
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