Grants available for fishing, boating education in Hispanic communities

Iowa Department of Natural Resources? Fish Iowa! angler education program has partnered with the Recreational Fishing and Boating Foundation?s Vamos A Pescar program to provide $1,000 grants to local 501(c)(3) organizations to support local efforts to educate and engage families in high-density Hispanic communities through programs, classes and fishing activities.

The George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar Education Fund and Fish Iowa! will provide funds for programming between Feb. 1 and Nov. 1, 2018.

Applications must be submitted via email no later than Dec. 4. For guidelines and applications, contact Barb Gigar at