Virginia CZM Program: 2013 Coastal Grant Project Description and Final Summary

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Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program

Project Title:

Virginia CZM Program Outreach & Publications

Project Description as Proposed:

This task funds the Virginia CZM Program Outreach Coordinator position.  This position develops and implements targeted multi-media outreach strategies for the Virginia CZM Program to effectively communicate key CZM messages to the program’s many target audiences to raise awareness and increase understanding of coastal resource issues, encourage stewardship of Virginia’s coastal resources, and heighten the Virginia CZM’s visibility and unique position to coordinate solutions to cross-cutting coastal problems.
This task also provides funds for producing, printing and distributing the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Magazine as well as other communication / education / marketing materials, as funding allows.
Specific deliverables include: a) design and implementation of Virginia CZM multi-media outreach strategies – submitted will be a summary report on implementation and outcomes of the strategies, b) development of new printed media and maintenance of existing media, c) coordination and/or delivery of hosted or co-sponsored events and training, and d) development of new and maintenance of existing digital media, including improvement and expansion of the Virginia CZM website. 

Federal Funding:


Project Contact:

Virginia Witmer, 804.698.4320; 

Project Status:

10/1/2013 - 9/30/2014; Project Open 

Final Product Received:


Project Summary Provided by Grantee:


Disclaimer: This project summary provides the federal dollars initially awarded to the grantee. Due to underexpenditure or reprogramming of grant funds, this figure may change. For more information on the allocation of coastal grant funds, please contact Laura McKay, Virginia Coastal Program Manager, at 804.698.4323 or email:

A more detailed Scope of Work for this project is available. Please direct your request for a copy to

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Virginia Department of
Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 698-4000

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