|Education Grant Program|
The United States Lifesaving Association works to reduce the incidence of death and injury in the aquatic environment through public education, national lifeguard standards, training programs, promotion of high levels of lifeguard readiness and other means. Therefore, the USLA is offering member chapters and certified agencies an opportunity to apply for a grant to help support and promote on-going education. The Public Education Committee suggests that applicants incorporate the current Water Safety USA message: Water Safety, It’s learning to swim and so much more into their projects
Applications must be received by April 1, 2017 via email. Please do not fax or mail completed applications. Awards will be announced at the USLA Spring National Board of Directors meeting.
Grant Eligibility Requirements:
Partnership Responsibilities: Add the USLA logo to all marketing materials.
Applications are due by April 1, 2017.
Application Review Criteria:
A. Description and Budget – provide a description of the project. If training include: location, session topics, time frame, fee and a training budget to determine reasonableness of costs and revenue generation.
B. Impact – provide a clear explanation of how the project meets a high priority public safety need.
C. Evaluation – provide an explanation of measurable elements that will be evaluated in order to determine if the project objectives were met.
The Public Education Committee reserves the right to use other criteria in its selection process if deemed necessary.
The USLA does not guarantee any funds to be granted. Awards may be given for less money than requested based on the availability of funds and at the sole discretion of the USLA.