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. For nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and applicable businesses for example, water assistance and marinas.


If you are selected, you will receive the following:

  • Total of 54 life jackets: 6 infant, 12 child, 12 youth, 12 adult universal, 12 adult XL
  • 1 life jacket loaner station, if needed (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
  • 500 life jacket safety informational buckslip flyers
  • Signage files to print locally with the addition of your organization’s logo
  • Press kit to promote the life jacket loaner station
  • Life jacket loaner program manual

You agree to monitor usage 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.


Grant Availability

Applications are available in Spring or Fall and irregularly other times of the year as funding permits. Grants includes life jackets from infant to extra larger, a stand or tub if needed, and information on how to setup, care for, and promote your Life Jacket Loaner Station year after year.


Application for Grant.



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