Interlux offering waterfront cleanup project grants

$50,000 available! August 31 is the deadline for the Waterfront Challenge 2011

UNION, NEW JERSEY - August 31, 2011 is the deadline for community organizations to apply for a 2011 Interlux Waterfront Challenge grant. The company will award $50,000 in grants in October 2011 to organizations to create sustainable waterfront environmental improvements in their communities. Eight grants from $4,500 to $20,000 will be awarded to groups in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean.

A five-judge panel of marine industry leaders who share a passion for protecting our waters - with the help of boaters voting on Facebook for their favorite projects among the applications - will select 7 regional winners to be awarded grants of $4,500 each and a grand prize winner to be awarded a grant of $20,000. Grant awards will be made at the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show in October, 2011.

For more information and to apply for an Interlux 2011 Waterfront Challenge grant, visit www.waterfrontchallenge.com.