George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar™ Education Fund

Portal ID:
4516
Status:
Active
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
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Details

Purpose:

Pursuant to the George H. W. Bush Vamos A Pescar™ Educational Fund and Fish and Game Code Section 1501.5(b), the California Department of Fish and Wildlife has established a competitive grant program to fund projects that supports state and local efforts to educate and engage California’s Hispanic communities in metrocentric settings through bilingual, multigenerational, and multigendered programs, classes and fishing and boating activities.

Description:

Funds may be used for projects, including but not limited to experiential or hands-on fishing education, community activities promoting good fishery stewardship, technical fishing skills development, fishing-related workshops and classes, apprentice-level fishing trips with hands-on instruction, and other such events that promote recreational fishing in California.

Multiple bilingual events with the same audience must occur throughout the grant cyclein order for programs to be considered.

All events submitted as part of the grant application must:- be able to use in-person events and virtual platforms in conjunction with oneanother, as required by current local and state health and safety standards at thetime of each event. When virtual delivery cannot be utilized, COVID-19prevention measures must be followed and incorporated into events. Pleasenote: virtual delivery options do not eliminate the need for programs to focus onhands-on experiences. Creativity around the integration of virtual and hands-onlearning is encouraged.- begin no sooner than March 1, 2021 and conclude no later than November 1, 2021.Events planned before or after this date or reoccurring events that stretch beyondthese dates should not be included on the application.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit

To be eligible for grant funding from the competitive grant program, an applicant’sprograms shall be a registered 501(c)3.

Eligible Geographies:

Project activities must be conducted in California (out of state projects are not eligible).

Matching Funding Requirement:

Funding for this Request for Proposal (RFP) is provided from the George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar™ Educational Fund with support from the United States Fish and Wildlife Services Sport Fish Restoration Act and the CDFW. 

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.
End of January 2021
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
3/01/2020-11/01/2021

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$50,000
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.
Dependent
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.
$5,000 – $20,000
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
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.
No
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 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:

Grantor will reimburse Grant Funds to Grantee in arrears. Only Grantee expenditures that are necessary to implement the Project, comply with applicable federal and State of California law, and made in accordance as set forth within the Grant Agreement are eligible for reimbursement from the Grant Funds.  Grantee expenditures must be completed between March 1, 2021 and November 1, 2021 in order to be eligible for reimbursement.

How to Apply

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

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
Peter Tira, 1-916-215-3858, peter.tira@wildlife.ca.gov