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2014 NANFA Corcoran Educational Grant-Deadline Jan 15; please spread the word.

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 11:41 PM

Hi all-
The 2014 Corcoran Educational Grant is accepting proposals thru January 15, 2014. Please get the word out regarding the solicitation of proposals.

Interested folks can be referred to the following link - http://nanfa.org/corcoran.shtml

Please feel free to pass along my contact information should potential project sponsors have any questions. They can email me at scott_schlueter@hotmail.com or scott_schlueter@fws.gov .

I have reached out to a handful of groups, including the National Science Teachers Association and Southeastern Fishes Council. If you are a member of other organizations that you think might be interested, please spread the word and/or forward me the contact information.

Thank you.

If you need a draft email to send out, here is the email I had sent out to numerous contacts. Feel free to change it as you see fit and distribute.

My name is Scott Schlueter and on behalf of the North American Native Fish Association(NANFA), I am writing to notify the ______ members that our organization is accepting proposals for the Gerald C. Corcoran Educational Grant (up to $1000). The educational grant program has a focus on native North American fishes and their environments. The North American Native Fishes Association, Inc. (NANFA) is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt corporation dedicated to the appreciation, study and conservation of the continent's native fishes.

Projects that would be considered include the following:
- Producing and distributing educational materials (books, brochures, posters, displays, video, internet resources, etc)
- Stream surveys with education as the primary goal
- Public lectures
- Nature center displays
- School materials and displays
- Teacher training workshops

Information on grant guidelines, proposals, and previously funded projects can be found at -

Grant submissions must be received by January 15, 2014.

If you have any questions regarding the grant program or proposal submissions, please feel free to contact me at scott_schlueter@hotmail.com or call me at 716-864-8184 (cell).

Thank you.
-Scott Schlueter
NANFA Corcoran Grant Coordinator

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