Interlux announced that it would be awarding $60,000 in grants at the Miami International Boat Show in February 2009. Eight grants from $5,000 to $25,000 will be awarded to organizations to create sustainable waterfront environmental improvements in their communities.
At a press reception in Miami today, Bob Donat, Vice President of Marketing for Interlux said "We are excited about launching a program that empowers the boating community to preserve the one thing we have in common - water. The health of our bays, streams, lakes and oceans is vital to the future of boating. The Waterfront Challenge is a real opportunity for everyone to make a difference."
To apply, join The Waterfront Challenge. Applications are now being accepted at www.wfchallenge.com and organizations have from April 1, 2008 to November 5, 2008 to apply. Judging will take place from November 12, 2008 to January 4, 2009, with grant awards being made in Miami in February 2009.
Judges, criteria, and basic ground rules are available at www.wfchallenge.com or contact Douglas Bernon, PhD, at The Waterfront Challenge. Phone: (401) 855-2351 or E-mail: