Hawaiʻi Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) program is now accepting applications
The 2021 Hawaiʻi Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) program is now accepting applications through April 23, 2021.
Funding opportunity number: NOAA-NOS-OCM-2021-2006759
Due Date: Full proposals must be submitted in Grants.gov by 6:59 pm (HST) on April 23, 2021.
All Hawaiʻi B-WET projects under this funding announcement should support the direct implementation and/or planning of Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs), applying the concept of ahupuaʻa and additional required components to be successful.
Priorities for the 2021 Hawaiʻi B-WET program include:
- Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) for Students
- Teacher Professional Development for MWEEs
- Planning and Support for MWEEs
Eligible funding applicants are K-12 public and independent schools, school systems, institutions of higher education, commercial and nonprofit organizations, state or local government agencies, and Indian tribal governments conducting projects in Hawaiʻi (Islands of Hawaiʻi, Maui, Kahoʻolawe, Lānaʻi, Molokaʻi, Oʻahu, Kauaʻi, Niʻihau, and/or the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands).
Two informational webinars with the Program Officer will occur on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 2:00-3:00pm HST and Thursday, March 11, 2021 from 12:00-1:00pm HST. Webinar links and related teleconference information will be sent to interested applicants who sign-up for an information session at https://forms.gle/1r5qXTxGZqyegZ8p8.
This short video provides an overview of the National B-WET program and this multimedia story highlights several Hawaiʻi B-WET projects. More details about the B-WET program are online at http://www.noaa.gov/office-education/bwet.
The Hawaiʻi B-WET program is administered by the NOAA Office for Coastal Management Pacific Islands in partnership with the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries in Hawaiʻi on behalf of the NOAA Office of Education.