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Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

  • 11/10/2021 8:31:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Fish Iowa! angler education program has partnered with the Recreational Fishing and Boating Foundation’s (RBFF) Vamos A Pescar™ program to provide funding to local 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations to support local efforts to educate and engage families in high-density Hispanic communities through programs, classes and fishing activities. Minimum grant request is $5,000 with a 1:1 cash match required.

The George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar™ Education Fund and Fish Iowa! will provide funds for programming between Feb. 1 and Nov. 1, 2022. Applications must be submitted via email no later than Dec. 8, 2021. For grant guidelines and applications, contact Barb Gigar at Barb.Gigar@dnr.iowa.gov.

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