Recreational Boating Safety Equipment Grant

The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) administers the Local Recreational Boating Safety program with assistance in funding from the U.S. Coast Guard. KDWPT would like to announce a recreational boating safety subgrant program to assist local efforts in providing and upgrading equipment for use on the waters of the state of Kansas that are open to the public for recreational boating.

This subgrant will provide up to fifty percent of the project cost and must be matched with cash only. Eligible applicants are local governments and non-profit corporations. Eligible activities for the equipment program will be limited to the purchase of equipment for the protection of emergency response personnel who respond to recreational boating incidents and for the more effective performance of their duties.

The application is below and examples of equipment that will be eligible under this subgrant.