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Boating Infrastructure Grant Program - Archives

06/14/2016 - The Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program announces the publication of the annual Request for Applications (RFA) for the Fiscal Year 2017 Boating Infrastructure Grant Program (BIG), Tier 1 and Tier 2 on Grants.gov (CFDA 15.622).  Applicants are encouraged to contact their WSFR Regional office staff for assistance with preparing and submitting applications. The deadline for submitting proposals is September 8, 2016.

06/30/2015 - The Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program announces the publication of the annual Request for Applications (RFA) for the Fiscal Year 2016 Boating Infrastructure Grant Program (BIG), Tier 1 and Tier 2 on Grants.gov (CFDA 15.622).  Applicants are encouraged to contact their WSFR Regional office staff for assistance with preparing and submitting applications. The deadline for submitting proposals is September 18, 2015.

02/18/2015 - The Service announces more than $14 million in Boating Infrastructure Grants (BIG) will support recreational boating. Read more...

06/19/2014 - The Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program announces the publication of the annual Request for Applications (RFA) for the Fiscal Year 2015 Boating Infrastructure Grant Program (BIG), Tier 1 and Tier 2 on Grants.gov (CFDA 15.622).  Applicants are encouraged to contact their WSFR Regional office staff for assistance with preparing and submitting applications. The deadline for submitting proposals is September 19, 2014.

05/13/2014 - The Service announces more than $16 million in Boating Infrastructure Grants (BIG) will boost recreational boating across the nation. Read more...

04/09/2013 - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced more than $11.2 million in competitive grants to 15 states for projects to support recreational boating through the Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program. Read more...

1/27/2012 - Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that more than $7.5 million will be awarded to 10 States for 11 Tier 2 Boating Infrastructure Grant projects. and approximately $2.5 million to 26 States, commonwealths, and territories in Tier 1 Boating Infrastructure Grant projects. (News Release)

3/14/2011 - Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that more than $13.5 million will be awarded to 11 States for 16 Tier 2 Boating Infrastructure Grant projects and approximately $2.7 million to 27 States, commonwealths, and territories in Tier 1 Boating Infrastructure Grant projects. (News Release)

FY 2016 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance - Tier 1
FY 2016 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance - Tier II

FY 2015 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance - Tier 1
FY 2015 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance - Tier II

FY 2014 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance - Tier 1
FY 2014 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance - Tier II

FY 2013 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance - 2nd Opportunity
FY 2013 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance - Tier 1

FY 2013 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance - Tier II

FY 2012 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance - Tier 1
FY 2012 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance - Tier II

FY 2011 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance - Tier 1
FY 2011 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance - Tier II

FY 2010 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance - Tier 1
FY 2010 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance - Tier II

FY 2009 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance
FY 2008 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance
FY 2007 Notice of Availability of Federal Assistance

Report: An Investment in Boating's Future: A Review of the Boating Infrastructure Grant Program 2000 - 2003, Report of the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council - dated 06/05 (1,435 KB PDF)