Keeping Boating

Safe • Smart • Clean

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The BoatUS Foundation has been awarded a $10 million grant from NOAA’s Marine Debris Program --> FIND OUT MORE

Mission of the
BoatUS Foundation

Safe - Smart - Clean

The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water is an innovative leader promoting safe, clean and responsible boating. The Foundation provides educational outreach directly to boaters and supports partner organizations nationwide.

With millions of boaters on the water, our aim is to reduce accidents and fatalities, increase stewardship of our waterways and keep boating a safe and enjoyable pastime. The BoatUS Foundation is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our work is primarily funded by grants and individual donations.

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Abandoned & Derelict Removal Grant

The BoatUS Foundation is seeking to fund projects to remove abandoned and derelict vessels that pose safety and environmental hazards

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