Official State of Iowa Website Here is how you know

Search for a News Release

Press/Media inquiries:

DNR News Releases

Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

  • 9/29/2016 9:02:00 AM
  • View Count 4048
  • Return

he 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 grants 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.

The George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar™ Education Fund and Fish Iowa! will provide funds for programming between February 1 and November 1, 2017. Applications must be submitted via email no later than November 10, 2016. For grant guidelines and applications, contact Barb Gigar at