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A variety of Washington State agencies provide grants for boating facilities, education programs, and other activities. Below is a list of some of the grants available.

Pumpout Grant Program (any recreational boat)
Granting agency: Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, Boating Programs Office.
This program funds the construction, renovation, operation, and maintenance of pumpout and dump stations for use by recreational boaters. The program reimburses grant recipients for up to 75 percent of the cost of installing such stations. The funds are made available to public and private sector facilities.

Boating Facilities Grant Program (small power boats, 26 feet and smaller)
Granting agency: Washington State Recreation and Conservation Funding Board
This program funds acquisition, development, and renovation of boating facilities including launching ramps, guest moorage, and support facilities on both freshwater and saltwater. Municipalities, ports, parks, school districts, state agencies, and tribes may apply. Fact Sheet

Boating Infrastructure Grant Program (large power boats, 26 feet and larger)
Granting agency: Washington State Recreation and Conservation Funding Board
This program provides funding for guest boating facilities that serve recreational boats 26 feet and larger. Counties, cities, ports, tribes, private marinas with public facilities, and nonprofit organizations may apply. Fact Sheet

Land and Water Conservation Fund (any recreational boat)
Granting agency: Washington State Recreation and Conservation Funding Board
This program provides funding to buy land and develop outdoor recreation resources: parks, trails, wildlife lands, and other facilities. Counties, cities, towns, ports, tribes, and state agencies may apply. Fact Sheet

Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account
This program provides grants to buy, improve, and protect shorelines and other aquatic lands for public purposes, and to provide and improve access to such lands. Priorities of this program include re-establishing naturally self-sustaining functions related to aquatic lands; providing or restoring public access to the water; and increasing public awareness of aquatic lands. Any division of local or state government, as well as tribes are eligible to apply. Fact Sheet

Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (any recreational boat)
This program provides funding for parks, water access sites, trails, wildlife habitat. Cities, counties, ports, parks and school districts as well as state agencies and tribes may apply. Fact Sheet