Applications for 2018-2019 Sarasota Bay Partners Grants are now available for organizations seeking funding for restoration and education projects that will benefit Sarasota Bay. Visit the Apply for a Grant page on our website for more information and links to the application. Applications are due at 5:00 PM on Thursday, March 1, 2018 and applicants will be notified of awards in mid-May. Projects must be completed by June 30, 2019.

The SBEP Bay Partners Grant Program promotes environmental education, awareness, community involvement, and stewardship to improve the overall quality of Sarasota Bay and its tributaries. To support these goals, funding is available from SBEP for local projects that focus on Bay Habitat Improvement, Bay Water Quality Improvement, or Bay-Related Environmental Education.

Businesses, non-profit organizations, schools, academic institutions, civic associations, religious organizations, and neighborhood/homeowners’ associations located in Sarasota and Manatee counties with projects that will benefit Sarasota Bay are eligible to receive funding. Please contact Darcy Young, Public Outreach Manager by email or (941) 955-8085 for more information.