Want to learn more about the Bay Mini-Grant program, how to develop a competitive proposal, and how to apply?
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Funded by revenues from the Tampa Bay Estuary Specialty License Plate, Bay Mini-Grants are competitive awards (up to $5,000) provided to community organizations for projects in the Tampa Bay Watershed that address education and restoration priorities outlined in the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) for Tampa Bay.
The Tampa Bay Estuary Program is now accepting Bay Mini-Grant applications through September 15. Application materials and additional information can be found at tbep.org/bayminigrant.
Projects supporting the following actions will be prioritized for funding:
Encourage habitat enhancement along altered waterfront properties (BH-6); specifically focused on:
Development of educational products or programs that encourage Best Management Practices for mangrove planting and/or trimming (i.e. windowing);
Incorporating mangrove and/or salt marsh plantings into neighborhood-scale projects that enhance or restore native habitats; and
Community-led science projects that build awareness of local mangrove health (e.g., Mangrove Detectives)
Promote public involvement in bay restoration and protection (PE-1)
Promote public education about key issues affecting Tampa Bay (PE-2)
THE DEADLINE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS IS 5:00PM ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2023.
QUESTIONS? CONTACT SHEILA SCOLARO
SSCOLARO@TBEP.ORG| (727) 893-2765
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