Looking 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.