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p. 1 of 2 Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation2021 State R3 Program Grants

January 13, 2021 7:36 AM | Anonymous

RBFF is soliciting State agency proposals by Friday, 1/15 for the 2021 State R3 Program Grants to help fund state programs that are sustainable and replicable and have a focus on retaining anglers and boaters and foster long-term participation.

A reminder that RBFF is requesting proposals from state agencies that implement angler and/or boater customer engagement strategies to help retain current, new and returning anglers and boaters from 2020 to increase participation. Please note the RFP includes opportunities for alternative later program timeframes. Please review the 2021 State R3 Program Grants RFP and Application for full details. (https://www.takemefishing.org/getmedia/a3c11b4a-95d7-4e61-b450-bd2b9c857e40/RBFF-2021-State-R3-Program-Grants-RFP-and-Application.pdf)

Proposals are due to Stephanie Hussey, State R3 Program Director, at shussey@rbff.org by January 15, 2021. Please email or call Stephanie at 703-778-5152 with any questions.

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Our organization leads the discussions for aquatic leaders. AREA is organized for educational purposes. AREA members include representatives of State, Federal, industry, fisheries and educational professionals involved in aquatic resource education programs. The nationwide non-profit Association is created to foster, promote and encourage aquatic education.

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