2022 Reach Initiative
Growing Capacity: Systemic Incorporation of STEM & Environmental Education through Sailing
Request for Proposals – Youth Engagement
Reach Youth Engagement grants have been made available to provide financial support for materials, transportation costs, and offsetting staff costs when implementing the Reach Initiative. This area of need was identified through the Reach mentoring sessions and educator sucrveys. Support from Rolex and US Sailing donors has made these grants possible.
Criteria for Applicants
Utilize US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 or Basic Keelboat certified instructors for all on-water activities.
Current US Sailing Organizational Member.
Must be a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization.
Proposals due: May 2, 2022.
Notification of award: May 18, 2022.
Signed contract due: May 25, 2022.
1) $3,500 grant to use on program materials, transportation costs, and offset costs when implementing the Reach Initiative. At least one staff or volunteer is highly encouraged to register for a Reach Educator Course.
Submission of a one-page final report is due by Friday, October 28th 2022.
Pictures and Testimonials (quotes)
Data on student attendance, type of program and number of modules completed.
Expected student retention.
Partnerships and STEM events (if applicable).
Staff or volunteers who attend a Reach Educator Course.
Complete budget table.
Please complete the online application. Email questions to Jen Guimaraes: email@example.com.