FY2019 NOAA Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Hawaii Program

Funding Agency:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The NOAA Bay WatershedEducation and Training (B-WET) Hawaii Program is a federal funding opportunitywhich meets NOAA's mission of science, service and stewardship. The B-WETHawaii Program supports a vision of a future where societies and ecosystems arehealthy and resilient in the face of sudden or prolonged change. The purposefor this financial assistance is to support our communities by developing awell-informed citizenry involved in decision-making that positively impacts ourcoastal, marine and watershed ecosystems in the State of Hawaii. This is acompetitive opportunity for grants to assist in the development of newprograms, encourage innovative partnerships among environmental educationprograms, and support geographically targeted programs to advance environmentaleducation efforts that complement national and state school requirements. TheB-WET Hawaii Program plays a foundational role as an environmental educationprogram that promotes locally relevant, experiential learning in the K-12 environmenton priority topics such understanding ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences,community resilience to hazards, and place-based environmental management.Funded projects provide meaningful watershed educational experiences forstudents, professional development for teachers, service-learning opportunitiesfor students, and support regional education and environmental priorities. 

Deadline: Feb. 5, 2019

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible funding applicants are K-12 public and independent schools and school systems, institutions of higher education, commercial and nonprofit organizations, state or local government agencies, and Indian tribal governments conducting projects in Hawaii (Islands of Hawaii, Maui, Lanai, Molokai, Oahu, Kauai, Kahoolawe, Niihau, and/or the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands).

Amount

$150,000

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Curriculum Development
Environmental & Life Sciences

External Deadline

February 5, 2019