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Community Spotlight: SBEP Announces Bay Partner Grants for Local Organizations


Pictured: Pelican Cove, a local condo association

that benefited from a prior SBEP Bay Partner Grant

focused on Bay-friendly landscaping

BRADENTON – Nine area organizations were awarded SBEP Bay Partner Grants in May. The fully-funded projects include Anna Maria Elementary School, Ballard Global Studies Magnet School, New College of Florida, Plymouth Harbor, and Save Our Seabirds.

The partially-funded projects include Keep Manatee Beautiful, Mote Marine Laboratory, Nature's Academy, and Sarasota Audubon Society.

The SBEP has awarded nearly $232,000 in Bay Partner Grants to 113 organizations since 2003. A subcommittee with the Citizens Advisory Committee selects the recipients. The next deadline for applications is March 1, 2014.



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