by Ohio DNR

COLUMBUS, OH – A total of $249,932.69 from the state’s Waterways Safety Fund is being provided to support 13 community boating safety education programs this year, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

Individual grant awards provided through the ODNR Division of Parks and Watercraft’s Boating Safety Education Grant program range from $5,225.37 to $27,923. The grants are funded by Ohio’s recreational boaters through the Waterways Safety Fund, which is comprised of a share of the state motor fuel tax, watercraft registration and titling fees, and funding from the U.S. Coast Guard.

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