CORAL Microgrants in Fiscal Year 2008-2009
$1,000 to a researcher (Hawaii) to purchase two underwater cameras for data collecting.
$1,100 to Waitabu Village (Fiji) to purchase snorkel gear for community use.
$1,300 for a contractor (Fiji) to transport six local residents to a fish warden training.
$1,400 to Save Honolua Coalition (Hawaii) to rent portable toilets for the community Earth Day celebration.
$1,790 to Placencia Tourism Center (Belize) to print and laminate mooring buoy flash cards.
$2,083 for a contractor (Fiji) to conduct workshops involving the community in the newly developed business plan for the reserve.
$2,400 to Alaka ‘aina Foundation (Hawaii) to purchase two video cameras with underwater housing.
$2,500 to Community Work Day (Hawaii) to purchase reusable shopping bags with IYOR logo and reef protection facts.
$2,750 to Alaka ‘aina Foundation (Hawaii) to purchase a turbidity meter and other water quality testing supplies.
$3,675 to Placencia Mooring Masters (Belize) to purchase ten mooring buoys.
$4,781 to Belize National Tourist Guide Association (Belize) to purchase ten mooring buoys.
$5,000 to Malama Kai Foundation (Hawaii) to purchase day use mooring buoys.
$5,000 to ANOAAT, A.C. (Mexico) to revise, illustrate, print, and distribute 1,000 copies of the Voluntary Standards for the Sustainable Marine Recreation on the Mesoamerican Coral Reef Manual.
$6,600 to Geoffrey Moore (Hawaii) for reef etiquette signs.
$9,000 to Segafredo Marketing (Indonesia and Fiji) to purchase 5,200 dive tags for marine protected areas.
$9,705 to Placencia Mooring Masters (Belize) to purchase a drill, hoses, and couplers for mooring buoy installation.
$12,500 to Dive Center Fiji (Fiji) to purchase and install five mooring buoy systems.