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Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

  • 11/20/2018 11:49:00 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) organizations to support local efforts to educate and engage families in high-density Hispanic communities through programs, classes and fishing activities. Up to five sites will receive $750 in support. Partners will be required to commit $250 in matching funding.

The George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar™ Education Fund and Fish Iowa! will provide funds for programming between Feb. 1 and Nov. 1, 2019. Applications must be submitted via email no later than Dec. 7, 2018. For grant guidelines and applications, contact Barb Gigar at Barb.Gigar@dnr.iowa.gov.