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The U.S. Coast Guard administers two separate grant programs designed to promote boating safety under the Federal Boating Safety Act of 1971 (recodified under Title 46, United States Code). Your state or territorial agency or nonprofit organization may be eligible for valuable grants.

State Grants

For states and U.S. Territories.

Nonprofit Organization Grants

For nonprofit public service organizations supporting national boating safety activities.

Grant Archives

Allocations for previous years, by state.


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