2014 Youth Boating Grant Application

West Marine is pleased to continue our support of youth boating programs in 2014. Please fill out the application below, you must also sign and agree to the stipulations listed on page 2.

Important information: The program opens January 1, 2014, we will accept applications until the program’s closing date on June 1, 2014. All grants are awarded in the form of West Marine gift cards, which can be used at a West Marine retail stores or online. Grants will be awarded up until available funds have been exhausted. Grant awards are limited to 501c(3) nonprofit youth boating organizations located within the continental United States. Organizations are only eligible to submit a request every two years.

Please state the size of your program below:

A.  If you serve 10-50 youth at a time, the grant is $250.00

B.  If you serve 50+ youth at a time, the grant is $500.00

Organization and Contact Information

Organization Name:
Organization Contact:
Contact Phone Number:
Contact Email Address:
Shipping Address:
City, State and Zip:
Organization website:

I certify that the organization receiving the equipment grant from West Marine is a non-profit or not-for-profit organization Yes No Non-Profit Tax ID #:

The maximum number of children enrolled in our program at any given time:

The total number of children served during a year:

Main program focus: Youth Sailing Youth Fishing Other:

What date does your youth program begin? What date does it end?

Has your organization, or any affiliated organizations, ever received a grant from West Marine? Yes Year: No

I agree to the following:

1. To name West Marine as a contributor to the program in any published materials (i.e. newsletters, annual reports, website, etc.)

2. To forward photos of the participants to the address below.

3. To authorize release of any photographs for use by West Marine.

Signed: Date:

Authorized representative

(Electronic Signature approved)

Please complete both pages and email to

or Fax: 831-768-5750

West Marine Grants and Sponsorships

500 Westridge Drive

Watsonville, CA 95076

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