Lyons Ferry State Park WA

Life Jacket Loaner Grant

You can host and maintain a Sea Tow Foundation Life Jacket Loaner Station stocked with life jackets in a variety of sizes available for boaters to borrow free of charge for a day out on the water. These are available for nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and applicable businesses.

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If you are selected, you will receive the following:

  • Life jackets in an assortment of sizes ranging from infant to adult extra large
  • Press kit to promote the life jacket loaner station
  • Life jacket loaner program manual
  • Life jacket stand, if needed and available as supplies are limited.
  • 200 life jacket safety informational buckslip flyers
  • 1 weather-proof brochure holder for the
  • A sign to place on top of the loaner stand
  • Signage files to print locally with the addition of your organization’s logo

You agree to monitor usage of the life jackets and report back to Sea Tow Foundation, including photos, on how people are using the Life Jacket Loaner Station each month during your boating season and provide a final report at the end of the summer boating season.

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Grant Availability

Applications are available as funding permits and a waiting list is available for when funding is not available to purchase life jackets. Grant includes life jackets from infant to extra large, if needed a stand, and information on how to setup, care for, and promote your Life Jacket Loaner Station year after year.

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Applications are being accepted now, submit your application today.

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Life Jacket Loaner Grant Application for 2019

Complete this application to apply for a Life Jacket Loaner Grant from Sea Tow Foundation.

Instructions:

If your organization, business or agency is interested in hosting and maintaining a Sea Tow Foundation Life Jacket Loaner Station, please read and fill out this entire form. The Life Jacket Loaner Stations will be stocked with life jackets in a variety of sizes available for boaters to borrow free of charge for a day out on the water.

Loaner stand building kits are also available in limited quantities. If you are able to build a loaner stand locally, we can provide building plans to you.

If you are not interested in receiving life jackets to host a life jacket loaner station, please feel free to forward this application on to another interested group.

A) Please read and fill out the entire form. Asterisks are required including the one photo at the end. Incomplete forms will not be sent.

B) Only one form can be accepted from each person, organization or individual/chapter component during the grant year October 1, 2018 to September 31, 2019.

C) Incomplete forms will not be accepted or considered.

D) Applications are due by 11:45 pm February 1, 2019.

E) Final decisions will be made and announced by March 15, 2019.

F) Life Jacket Loaner Stand building kits and Life Jackets will begin shipping to selected organizations by early May 2019. If your organization doesn't need a loaner stand and only needs life jackets to stock an existing stand, see #8 below.

G) This form is intended to be completed online.

H) If you have questions, please contact:
• Email: [email protected]
• Phone: 888-276-7691

I) If you are selected, you may receive the following:
• Total of 54 life jackets: 6 infant, 12 child, 12 youth, 12 adult universal, 12 adult XL (unless additional quantities are requested and supply allows for it)
• 1 life jacket loaner stand building kit (Minor assembly will be required after shipping, directions will be included)
• 1 weather-proof brochure holder that will attach to the life jacket loaner stand
• 200 life jacket safety informational flyers
• 1 sign to place on top of the life jacket loaner station
• Press kit to promote the life jacket loaner station • Life jacket loaner program manual

J) You agree to monitor usage and report back to the Sea Tow Foundation, including photos, on how people are using the Life Jacket Loaner Station each month during your boating season and you agree to supply information in a final report to the Sea Tow Foundation in the fall of 2019.

K) Sea Tow Foundation is a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization whose mission it is to promote safe boating practices. Grants to host Life Jacket Loaner Stations are part of a larger grant project funded by the Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund, administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. For additional information on the Sea Tow Foundation or this grant project, please visit our website at www.boatingsafety.com

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  • If you are a chapter or component of the larger organization, please list your local group's name. Enter your information using upper and lower case characters.
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  • Only complete question 8 if you are replenishing an existing life jacket loaner station

    Only enter totals that are divisible by the number six.
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  • Only enter a number that is divisible by the number six.
  • Only enter a number that is divisible by the number six.
  • Only enter a number that is divisible by the number six.
  • Only enter a number that is divisible by the number six.
    If you are building your own stand or working with another group to help you build one, select no. If you need a stand select yes. We have a limited amount of stands and do not have enough to honor all requests. We do have building plans available if you are willing to build your own.
  • 10) What is the location of the proposed life jacket loaner station?

  • Please share any additional information that would help in making your case why you need life jackets and/or a loaner stand.
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