F25AS00377 - FY 2025 - Sportfishing and Boating Safety Act - Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) Tier 1
ID: 354954Type: Posted
Overview

Buyer

Fish and Wildlife Service (DOI-FWS)

Award Range

$0 - $300K

Eligible Applicants

State Governments

Funding Category

Natural Resources

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes
Timeline
  1. 1
    Forecast Posted Not available
  2. 2
    Forecast Due Not available
  3. 3
    Posted Jun 13, 2024 12:00 AM
  4. 4
    Due Sep 18, 2024 12:00 AM
Description

The Fish and Wildlife Service has posted a grant opportunity titled "F25AS00377 - FY 2025 - Sportfishing and Boating Safety Act - Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) Tier 1". This grant aims to provide funding for the construction, renovation, and maintenance of boating infrastructure facilities for transient recreational vessels that are at least 26 feet long and primarily used for pleasure. The grant is open to State Governments and eligible applicants include Governor-designated State agencies in the United States, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands, and the territories of Guam, American Samoa, the United States Virgin Islands, and the Mayor-designated agency in the District of Columbia. The deadline for electronically submitted applications is September 18, 2024, 11:59 PM ET. The estimated total program funding is $4,000,000, with an award ceiling of $300,000. Recreational boating is a popular activity in the United States, with approximately 11 million registered motorized recreational vessels, including 596,000 vessels that are at least 26 feet long. The Boating Infrastructure Grants (BIG) Program was established by the Sportfishing and Boating Safety Act of 1998 to support the development of boating infrastructure facilities for transient vessels. These facilities must provide public access and can be publicly or privately owned. The grant notice provides detailed information on eligibility, application submission, and contact information for regional offices.

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