Florida Foundation For Responsible Angling Inc
Rating: 5 stars 2 2 reviews
Children & Youth, Environment, Philanthropy, Sports
615 N 21 Avenue Hollywood FL 33020 USA
Fish Florida promotes public awareness and encourages the protection of marine fisheries and coastal habitats. We accomplish this through projects designed to teach and promote responsible angling, particularly to Florida''s youth.
FISHING EQUIPMENT DONATIONSThis program assists organizations who teach responsible angling to children in Florida. When awarding donations, we places emphasis on the number of children participating, previous experience of the organization, benefit to children and inexperienced anglers, financial need and community support. Organizations that teach responsible angling through hands-on activities are preferred.
GRANTSOur grant program assists organizations in providing educational opportunities to anglers and future anglers of Florida. Events considered for grants include angling clinics, displays, classes, seminars and other projects designed to teach and promote responsible angling, particularly to Florida's youth. When awarding grants, we look for the benefit to children and inexperienced anglers, financial need and community support. SCHOLARSHIPSThis program is designed to aid students at four Florida universities in their efforts to attain a degree in a field of the aquatic sciences. These students are our future researchers, environmental managers and decision makers.
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I have known Fish Florida since its beginning in 1998. They have helped children's fishing education programs from Pensacola to Key West! Every year, they donate thousands of fishing rods and reels to organizations that are teaching children how to fish in a responsible way. And the best part of all is seeing the smile on the children's faces when they catch their first fish! Oh, those kids are so proud of their accomplishment! Thank you, Fish Florida, for being such a wonderful organization.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
watching the children practice the fishing skills they learn, such as tying a knot, putting bait on the hook and reeling in a fish
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
suggest they do more marketing so others can learn about them and help give them donations
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I don't know of any other organization whose mission is to provide guidance and financial support to groups teaching people to fish. That is what makes them so unique.