The BoatUS Foundation Grassrooots Grants Program provides grants to nonprofit organizations, boating clubs and student groups for projects that promote safe and/or clean boating.Learn More
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North OKC Bassmasters
North OKC Bassmasters of Norman, OK used grant funds to produce and install 20 signs encouraging boaters to wear life jackets.
Oyster Bay Power Squadron
Oyster Bay Power Squadron of Plainview, NY used grant funds to educate boaters about sewage discharge by distributing laminated educational cards and placing signage at fuel docks.
Blue Ocean Society
Blue Ocean Society of Portsmouth, NH used grant funds to print brochures and signs for the 'Boater Awareness Project' that educated boaters on local clean water issues.
Seadrift Sail and Yacht Club
Seadrift Sail and Yacht Club of Port Lavaca, TX used grant funds to create mini monofilament recycling bins that were distributed to local boaters.
Safe Kids Greater Toledo
Safe Kids Greater Toledo of Toledo, OH used grant funds to produce an ad campaign containing boating safety messages and boating safety course availability that will be shown on local movie theater screens.
Going Coastal of New York, NY used grant funds to create a 'Boat Sober NYC' campaign to educate boaters on alcohol and boating safety.
Wildlife Forever of Brooklyn Center
Wildlife Forever of Brooklyn Center, MN used grant funds to create 2 billboards in the Great Lakes region using the Stop Aquatic Hitchhiker's campaign.
USCGA of Durango, CO
USCGA of Durango, CO used grant funds to create the 'On the River' poster and distribute it to local businesses.
Safe Kids Craven County
Safe Kids Craven County of New Bern, NC used grant funds to hold a Marina Day event to promote boating safety, especially to children.
Barren River Regional Water Safety Council
Barren River Regional Water Safety Council of Glasgow, KY used grant funds to produce a blimp containing safety messages.
USCGA of West Grove, PA
USCGA of West Grove, PA used grant funds to promote life jacket use through a poster contest at local schools.
Pennsylvania Sea Grant
Pennsylvania Sea Grant of Chester, PA used grant funds to develop and print zebra/quagga mussel watch cards, snakehead watch cards and boat washing posters.
Redwood Empire Public Television
Redwood Empire Public Television of Eureka, CA used grant funds to produce 5 TV PSAs on various boating safety topics.
The Bay Foundation of Morro Bay, CA used grant funds to print signs to direct boaters to the nearest pumpout stations, bilge water pumpout stations, and oil recycling centers.
Tropical Audubon Society
The Tropical Audubon Society and local Boy Scouts of Miami, FL used grant funds to constructed monofilament fishing line recycling bins and installed them at fishing piers.