Whale Tail Grants Available

whale tailLooking for funding for an ocean education or coastal stewardship project for underserved youth or the general public?  The California Coastal Commission is accepting applications to the WHALE TAIL® grants program between now and November 5, 2018 from nonprofits, schools, or public agencies.  There is a special subcategory for projects addressing climate change as it relates to the ocean or coastline, and a new subcategory for smaller organizations working with underserved communities.  A total of $370,000 will be awarded.  For full guidelines and the application, see https://www.coastal.ca.gov/publiced/plate/plgrant.html.

Also, you’re invited to sign up for a webinar for applicants (especially less experienced applicants) on Wednesday, October 10th from 3:30-4:30.  Register from the grants webpage at https://www.coastal.ca.gov/publiced/plate/plgrant.html.

If you opt to apply for this or any other grant, please let Ethan know as he can help you write the grant, supply a letter of support, and provide valuable information on the program.

Protect our Coast & Ocean with a Whale Tail Plate at www.ecoplates.com or on your California tax form at Checkthecoast.org.

About Ethan Rotman

Ethan Rotman (Bayareatic) manages and coordinates programs that hatch fish in classrooms for the San Francisco Bay Area. He also chairs the committee that manages these programs throughout the state. Ethan has worked with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for over 20 years.
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