2023 NOAA Great Lakes Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program Funding Opportunity for Indigenous Communities

Opportunity

2023 NOAA Great Lakes Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program Funding Opportunity for Indigenous Communities

Funding opportunity: The 2023 Great Lakes B-WET funding opportunity for indigenous communities is now open. The full fiscal year 2023 funding opportunity can be found on Grants.gov under federal opportunity number NOAA-NOS-ONMS-2023-2007760. Please see the funding opportunity for all application details. This webpage includes resources that may be helpful in developing a Great Lakes B-WET application.
  • Deadline: March 1, 2023
  • Informational webinars:  January 9, 2023, 1:00–2:00pm EST, January 10, 2023, 10:00-11:00am EST, January 18, 2023, 3:00–4:00pm EST, and January 19, 2023, 2:00–3:00pm EST. Link to join webinars
  • Funding amount: $50,000-$100,000
  • Award period: 12–24 months
  • Areas served: New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
  • Contact: Sarah Waters, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, 989-884-6204, sarah.a.waters@noaa.gov
This Great Lakes B-WET region funding announcement focuses on MWEEs for K-12 students that incorporate Indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge and promote climate resilience. Applications for projects can come from any eligible applicant, however, involvement, coordination and support from an Indigenous organization or Tribal Government is required. To document the level of support and engagement from the Indigenous organization or government, official letters of collaboration from Indigenous entities are required with proposals.