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Navigational Aids Grant

In-Kind Grants of Navigational Equipment to Ohio Public
Agencies to Mark Waterways for Recreational Boating

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Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Watercraft

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In-kind grants of navigational equipment to Ohio public agencies to mark controlled areas for recreational boating. Funding may be used for new navigational aids, or to replace existing ones. The cost of anchors, fastenings, or maintenance items is not covered, and agencies must place and maintain the navigational aids.

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GrantWatch ID#: 182207

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Buoys and signs to mark Ohio's waterways can be provided to political subdivisions at no charge.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is November 1st, 2018.

NOTE: Navigational Aids placed on Federal Navigable Waters (Muskingum River, Ohio River, Lake Erie, etc.) first require consent or approval from the U.S. Coast Guard. See form CG-2554 attached in Supporting Documents below. Provide an approved copy of the form and include it with your ODNR Navigational Aids Grant Request.

Buoy and sign requests will take approximately 6 to 8 weeks for delivery, once all the terms of the agreement have been met.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Send US Coast Guard forms to:
ATTN: PATON Private Aids Rm 2083
Command OAN 9th Coast Guard District
1240 East 9th Street
Cleveland, OH 44199-2060

Send completed applications to:
ATTN: Ted Welsh
Navigational Aids Program
ODNR Division of Watercraft
2045 Morse Road, Building C-4
Columbus, OH 43229-6693

Ted Welsh
(614) 265-6410

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USA: Ohio