Submit Your Proposal for the 2020 State R3 Program Grants

We are excited to announce the availability of the 2020 State R3 Program Grants to help fund your sustainable and replicable angler and boater recruitment, retention and reactivation (R3) initiatives and plans that focus on increasing fishing license sales and boat registrations to help achieve 60 million anglers in 60 months.

We are requesting proposals from state agencies that fall into one of three focus areas: (1) communicating the relevance of fishing and/or boating to urban, multicultural audiences to help increase participation, (2) enhancing the capability of agencies to develop and implement effective angler and/or boater R3 efforts, and (3) implementing angler and/or boater retention or reactivation strategies to help increase participation to 60 million anglers in 60 months. Please note the RFP includes opportunities for alternative later program timeframes. Please review the 2020 State R3 Program Grants RFP and Application for full details.

Proposals are due to Stephanie Hussey, State R3 Program Director by February 28, 2020. Please email or call Stephanie at 703-778-5152 with any questions.