are few times when you can support a hobby and a great cause at
the same time. This is one of them.
may not know that the person who kindly gives you right-of-way learned the Rules
of the Road from our Online
Course, but you're glad she did.
may not have realized that the monofilament recycling bins at your
marina were placed there by a BoatUS Foundation Clean Water Grant,
but they were.
maybe you'll never have to rent an EPIRB, or borrow a free loaner
life jacket, but if you do, we'll be there. Wherever there are boaters,
the BoatUS Foundation's programs are making boating better.
Each year, we aim to reach more and more boaters with our safety and environmental messages and programs. We strive to make an impact on boater’s lives because we hear from them every single day. We’re often asked what kind of impact are we having and what kind of programs benefit from support. Or my personal favorite, why should "I" donate?
The short answer is that our programs reach boaters on the coasts, rivers, bays and streams and that we are making an important impact on the safety of boaters and the health of our nation's waterways. Our 2009 Annual Report demonstrates our commitment, tracks our progress and quantifies our success – I invite you to take a look around while visiting our website, and I’m happy to report that we are making a difference.
from individual boaters and grants are what have kept the BoatUS
Foundation, a national 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, doing its great work
for over 30 years.
us maintain these safe boating and environmental stewardship programs
with a tax-deductible donation, or by taking part in one of the
Foundation's many fundraising programs. There are so many ways to
make your support count!
If you prefer to send a check by mail you can send it to BoatU.S. Foundation, 880 South Pickett Street, Alexandria, VA 22304. With donations of $25 or greater, we will send a letter recognizing
your donation. Our EIN number, for tax planning purposes, is 54-1156448.
BoatUS Foundation expresses sincere gratitude to the hundreds of
thousands of boaters who have made a commitment to safer and cleaner
boating by making a tax-deductible donation to the Foundation. Your
contribution helps us provide education and resources to reduce
accidents and fatalities, increasing stewardship of our waterways.
you for your support!