Excellence in Boating Safety
recipients are eligible for the Excellence in Boating Safety Grants Award which has a cash award of $1000.
Grant recipients may apply for this prestigious award
by completing their grant project and providing the
grant administrator with a final report in accordance
with their contract.
year the BoatU.S. Foundation selects local nonprofit
organizations to promote boating safety education
through our grant program. We are always looking for
the most innovative and effective ways to reach people
with this message. Each year the Excellence in Boating Safety Grants Award will go to the group whose project
best meets the criteria below.
committee, made up of BoatU.S. Foundation staff and
other members of BoatU.S. will serve as judges. Final
reports must contain a summary of the project, photos,
any sample items, and receipts accounting for the
funding provided. The committee will further evaluate
projects based on the following characteristics:
New and innovative ways to educate.
Resourceful and efficient use of grant funds.
Quality and professionalism of work.
Use of positive Do messages rather than relying
on negative Don’t messages.
Organizations flexibility and effectiveness in ability
to carry out the project in a prompt manner.
grant recipient that is chosen by the committee for
the Excellence in Boating Safety Grants Award will
receive the following benefits:
Recognition of their work on the BoatU.S. Foundation
A press release to be distributed in their local
area recognizing them as the recipient of that year’s
Excellence in Boating Safety Grants Award.
A national press release that will incorporate the
winner of that years Excellence in Boating Safety Grants Award and the announcement of the following
year’s Boating Safety Grant Program recipients.
An additional $1000 will be given to the winner to
supplement the goals of the project.
is an exciting new aspect of our grant program and
we look forward to your participation.
you have any questions regarding this program, please
the Grant Administrator, or call (800) 245-2628