Grant Opportunities

Published on January 12th, 2015 | by GrowWNYAdmin


Sustain Our Great Lakes RFP Announcement [DUE: 2/18/15]

From the DEC’s Great Lakes Program listserv:

2015 Request For Proposals Announcement

Sustain Our Great Lakes is soliciting applications for competitive funding to restore and enhance habitat in the Great Lakes basin. Details about this funding opportunity are provided in the Request For Proposals. Additional application information can be viewed at The submission deadline is February 18, 2015.

In 2015, grant funding will be awarded in two categories:

  • Stream and Riparian Restoration
  • Coastal Wetland Restoration

To be eligible for funding, projects must occur within the Great Lakes basin. Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and state, tribal and local governments.

Approximately $5–7 million is expected to be available for grant awards. Individual awards will range from $25,000 to $1.5 million.

Sustain Our Great Lakes will host a webinar on January 14, 2015 to provide information about this funding opportunity. Webinar participants will learn about funding priorities and the application process, see examples of past projects, receive tips for submitting competitive proposals, and have the opportunity to ask questions. The webinar will begin at 11 AM Eastern Time/10 AM Central Time and last approximately 1 hour. You can register by clicking here.

Please contact Todd Hogrefe (612-564-7286; or Caroline Oswald (612-564-7253; at the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for more information.

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