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  1. Grants Presented by Karen L. Miller POC, Grants, 7th District 727-786-0959 captklm@tampabay.rr.com Karen L. Miller, Spring DCON 2005

  2. Grants There are essentially three basic grants available to the USCG Auxiliary flotillas and divisions • Two from BoatU.S. • One from National Safe Boating Council Karen L. Miller, Spring DCON 2005

  3. Grants BoatU.S. Grass Roots Grants – up to $4,000. Opens around July 1st and closes around October 30th . Recently use focus topic: 2004 = CO; 2005 = Life Jackets Karen L. Miller, Spring DCON 2005

  4. Grants BoatU.S. Clean Water Grants – up to $4,000. Opens around November 1st and closes around January 30th . Recently use focus topic: 2004 = Aquatic Nuisance Species Karen L. Miller, Spring DCON 2005

  5. Grants National Safe Boating Council Local RBS Grants – up to $1,000. Opens around October 25th and closes around January 25th. Topics should reduce accidents and enhance the boating experience Karen L. Miller, Spring DCON 2005

  6. Grants What does the POC Grants do? Background I worked for many years with the Department of Boating on the National Staff. My area of responsibility was grants and working with these various organizations Karen L. Miller, Spring DCON 2005

  7. Grants What does the POC Grants do? D7 Responsibility I can help flotilla and division members comply with the requirements of the grants Karen L. Miller, Spring DCON 2005

  8. Grants What does the POC Grants do? I will review the applications and make suggestions to assist the members give the organizations what they are looking for. Voluntary – not mandatory Karen L. Miller, Spring DCON 2005

  9. Transition Before we go onto Publications, any questions on Grants? One footnote: see about members who work for large firms – they will often provide grants for member’s volunteer hours. Usually unrestricted and in the range of $500 Karen L. Miller, Spring DCON 2005

  10. Publications Presented by Karen L. Miller DSO-PB, 7th District 727-786-0959 captklm@tampabay.rr.com Karen L. Miller, Spring DCON 2005

  11. Publications Your unit publication not only conveys good information to your members, it’s a PR piece for your activities Karen L. Miller, Spring DCON 2005

  12. Publications As a unit leader you have the ultimate responsibility for its contents. • Meeting USCG Aux criteria • Distribution requirements • Meeting publication standards • Spelling; grammar, punctuation, etc. Karen L. Miller, Spring DCON 2005

  13. Publications You should encourage your PB officer to submit the newsletter for annual judging at the beginning of the year. • Builds pride in members • Provides prestige to unit • Forwarded to National for judging Karen L. Miller, Spring DCON 2005

  14. Publications Very short recap of why you should spend some of your most precious resource (your time) on your newsletters QUESTIONS? Karen L. Miller, Spring DCON 2005