FY16 NOAA Chesapeake Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program

Funding Opportunity Description:
B-WET Chesapeake is a competitive grant program that supports existing, high-quality environmental education programs, fosters the growth of new, innovative programs, and encourages capacity building and partnership development for environmental education programs

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throughout the entire Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Successful projects advance the environmental literacy goal of the Chesapeake Bay Agreement and goals of the NOAA Education Strategic Plan by providing hands-on environmental education about issues affecting the Chesapeake Bay watershed for students and related professional development for teachers, administrators, and other educators who serve formal K-12 audiences.

These Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) integrate field experiences with classroom activities and instruction in NOAA-related science content.
Related Programs

Chesapeake Bay Studies

Department of Commerce


Agency: Department of Commerce

Office: None

Estimated Funding: $500,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Not Available

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are K-through-12 public and independent schools and school systems, institutions of higher education, community-based and nonprofit organizations, state or local government agencies, interstate agencies, and Indian tribal governments.

For profit organizations, foreign organizations, and foreign public entities are not eligible to apply; however, for-profit and foreign organizations and foreign public entities may participate with an eligible applicant as a project partner.

Likewise, Federal agencies are not eligible to receive Federal assistance under this announcement, but may be project partners.

Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:
Please visit the B-WET Chesapeake website for further information at: http://chesapeakebay.noaa.gov/bay-watershed-education-and-training-b-wet/bay-watershed-education-and-training-b-wet, or contact Kevin Schabow, NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office; 410 Severn Avenue, Suite 207, Annapolis, MD 21403, or by ph

Agency Email Description:
Woek

Agency Email:
Kevin.Schabow@noaa.gov

Date Posted:
2015-11-25

Application Due Date:
2016-01-25

Archive Date:
2016-02-24




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