National Nonprofit Organization Recreational Boating Safety (RBS) Grant Program

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
January 9th, 2024
Close Date
March 20th, 2024
Total Funding
$1,439,948.00
Award Ceiling
$250,000.00
Award Floor
$25,000.00
Expected No. Awards
12
Opportunity No.
DHS-USCG-NONPROFIT-2024

Agency

United States Coast Guard (DHS-USCG)

Eligible Applicants

Nonprofits Without 501(c)(3) Status

Funding Category

Other

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Other

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The United States Coast Guard is offering the National Nonprofit Organization Recreational Boating Safety (RBS) Grant Program. This program provides federal financial assistance for national boating safety activities of national nonprofit public service organizations. The grant program aims to support organizations that can provide RBS services in all regions or propose a plan to partner with other organizations across all regions. Eligible applicants must be designated as a nonprofit organization with tax-exempt status and demonstrate the ability to provide services to the public. The grant program has an estimated total funding of $1,439,948, with an award ceiling of $250,000 and an award floor of $25,000. The deadline for applications is March 20, 2024. For more information and to apply, please visit the program website: Program Website.

Description

46 U.S.C. § 13104 authorizes federal financial assistance for "national boating safety activities of national nonprofit public service organizations." The USCG has developed the following eligibility criteria based on federal law and regulations, legal rulings and interpretations, and guidance from other federal agencies.Applicants must be a nongovernmental organization.Applicants must be designated as a nonprofit organization with tax-exempt status by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in accordance with 26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(3).Applicants must demonstrate the ability to provide RBS services via one of the three definitions of national-in-scope. The USCG defines national-in-scope as:the ability to provide RBS services in all regions per Appendix A: Grant Regional Mapis currently providing recreational boating services in all regionsproposes a specific plan and timeline to partner and/or contract with other national, state, and/or local organizations across all regions to provide RBS services.Applicants must demonstrate that one of their primary functions is to provide services to the public.

Contact Information

Attachments
3.76 MB
184 KB
26 KB
407 KB

Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant