FRIENDS OF THE ST CROIX HEADWATERS, INC.: Building the Outreach Capacity of FOTSCH

Purpose

Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to expand community outreach, learn from and grow the first St. Croix Riverfest, and conduct an organizational assessment. Grant funds will be used to pay a staff person (i.e. Executive Director) who will be a liaison to community groups and local government, evaluate St. Croix Riverfest, and build sustainable tourism partnerships in the watershed. Project deliverables include: 1) a final report on the project, including St. Croix Rivefest evaluation results and recommendations, organizational assessment overview, and community outreach summary and 2) educational/publicity materials developed. This scope is intended to summarize the detailed project scope provided in the application and does not supersede those application tasks/deliverables. Data, records, reports, and education materials, including GIS-based maps and digital images, must be submitted to the Department in a format specified by the regional lake coordinator. Grantee or consultant will provide DNR lake coordinator with a draft for comment on report adequacy. DNR shall receive both paper and electronic copies of the deliverables along with, or prior to submission of grantee's final payment request.

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Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to expand community outreach, learn from and grow the first St. Croix Riverfest, and conduct an organizational assessment. Grant funds will be used to pay a staff person (i.e. Executive Director) who will be a liaison to community groups and local government, evaluate St. Croix Riverfest, and build sustainable tourism partnerships in the watershed. Project deliverables include: 1) a final report on the project, including St. Croix Rivefest evaluation results and recommendations, organizational assessment overview, and community outreach summary and 2) educational/publicity materials developed.
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Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to expand community outreach, learn from and grow the first St. Croix Riverfest, and conduct an organizational assessment. Grant funds will be used to pay a staff person (i.e. Executive Director) who will be a liaison to community groups and local government, evaluate St. Croix Riverfest, and build sustainable tourism partnerships in the watershed. Project deliverables include: 1) a final report on the project, including St. Croix Rivefest evaluation results and recommendations, organizational assessment overview, and community outreach summary and 2) educational/publicity materials developed.
Hire Local Aquatic Invasives Coordinator
Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to expand community outreach, learn from and grow the first St. Croix Riverfest, and conduct an organizational assessment. Grant funds will be used to pay a staff person (i.e. Executive Director) who will be a liaison to community groups and local government, evaluate St. Croix Riverfest, and build sustainable tourism partnerships in the watershed. Project deliverables include: 1) a final report on the project, including St. Croix Rivefest evaluation results and recommendations, organizational assessment overview, and community outreach summary and 2) educational/publicity materials developed.
Informational Meetings
Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to expand community outreach, learn from and grow the first St. Croix Riverfest, and conduct an organizational assessment. Grant funds will be used to pay a staff person (i.e. Executive Director) who will be a liaison to community groups and local government, evaluate St. Croix Riverfest, and build sustainable tourism partnerships in the watershed. Project deliverables include: 1) a final report on the project, including St. Croix Rivefest evaluation results and recommendations, organizational assessment overview, and community outreach summary and 2) educational/publicity materials developed.
Information and Education
Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to expand community outreach, learn from and grow the first St. Croix Riverfest, and conduct an organizational assessment. Grant funds will be used to pay a staff person (i.e. Executive Director) who will be a liaison to community groups and local government, evaluate St. Croix Riverfest, and build sustainable tourism partnerships in the watershed. Project deliverables include: 1) a final report on the project, including St. Croix Rivefest evaluation results and recommendations, organizational assessment overview, and community outreach summary and 2) educational/publicity materials developed.
Develop/Distribute Brochures/Literature
Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to expand community outreach, learn from and grow the first St. Croix Riverfest, and conduct an organizational assessment. Grant funds will be used to pay a staff person (i.e. Executive Director) who will be a liaison to community groups and local government, evaluate St. Croix Riverfest, and build sustainable tourism partnerships in the watershed. Project deliverables include: 1) a final report on the project, including St. Croix Rivefest evaluation results and recommendations, organizational assessment overview, and community outreach summary and 2) educational/publicity materials developed.
Project Deliverable
Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to expand community outreach, learn from and grow the first St. Croix Riverfest, and conduct an organizational assessment. Grant funds will be used to pay a staff person (i.e. Executive Director) who will be a liaison to community groups and local government, evaluate St. Croix Riverfest, and build sustainable tourism partnerships in the watershed. Project deliverables include: 1) a final report on the project, including St. Croix Rivefest evaluation results and recommendations, organizational assessment overview, and community outreach summary and 2) educational/publicity materials developed.
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Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to expand community outreach, learn from and grow the first St. Croix Riverfest, and conduct an organizational assessment. Grant funds will be used to pay a staff person (i.e. Executive Director) who will be a liaison to community groups and local government, evaluate St. Croix Riverfest, and build sustainable tourism partnerships in the watershed. Project deliverables include: 1) a final report on the project, including St. Croix Rivefest evaluation results and recommendations, organizational assessment overview, and community outreach summary and 2) educational/publicity materials developed.
 
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