Hawaiʻi Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) program is now accepting applications
The 2022 Hawaiʻi Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) program is now accepting applications through February 25, 2022.
Funding opportunity number: NOAA-NOS-OCM-2022-2007142
Due Date: Full proposals must be submitted in Grants.gov by 6:59 pm (HST) on February 25, 2022.
All Hawaiʻi B-WET projects under this funding announcement should support the direct implementation and/or planning of Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs), along with applying the concept of ahupuaʻa and incorporating additional required components to be successful.
Priorities for the 2022 Hawaiʻi B-WET program include:
- Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) for Students
- Teacher Professional Development for MWEEs
- Planning and Support for MWEEs
NOAA Priority Content Areas for the 2022 Hawaiʻi B-WET program include:
- Indigenous and Local Knowledge (ILK)
- Climate science
- Earth, ocean, and atmospheric sciences
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).
Three informational webinars with the Program Officer will occur on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 from 12:30-1:30pm; Thursday, January 13, 2022 from 2:00 to 3:00pm; and Tuesday, January 25, 2022 from 2:00 to 3:00pm HST. Webinar links and related teleconference information will be sent to interested applicants who sign up for an information session at https://forms.gle/ySLa994hGhS3YJ2MA
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.