Division of Boating and Waterways Aquatic Center Boating Safety Education Grant

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Closed (48 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
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Provide boating safety education to the general public.


These grants are available to organizations that offer on-the-water boating safety education courses. Courses offered should be designed to enhance boater knowledge of boating laws, practical handling of vessels on the water, weather and water conditions, rules of the road, and equipment requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency

Local public agencies, nonprofit organizations, and colleges and universities operating within California.

Eligible Geographies:

Waterways within California

Matching Funding Requirement:


Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantor.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
January 2022
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
1 Year

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
Expected number of awards A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Estimated amount per award Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
$0 – $62,000
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
Funding Source: The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • Federal

Funding Source Notes:

US Coast Guard Recreational Boating Safety Program

Funding Method: The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

Funding Method Notes:


How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
Amy Rigby, 1-916-327-1848, amy.ribgy@parks.ca.gov