Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Sustain Our Great Lakes Funding Opportunity

Jan 3: Sustain Our Great Lakes is now accepting applications for competitive funding through its 2013 grant cycle. Details about this funding opportunity are provided in the Request For Proposals, and additional program information is available from the link below. The submission deadline is February 14, 2013.

    In 2013, grant funding will be awarded in three categories: Habitat Restoration; Delisting of Habitat-Related Beneficial Use Impairments; and Private Landowner Technical Assistance. 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 $5–9 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 15, 2013 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 for approximately 1 hour. 
    Sustain Our Great Lakes is a public–private partnership among ArcelorMittal, the U.S. EPA, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Forest Service, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S.D.A. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
    Access an announcement with additional information and contacts (click here). Access the complete RFP (click here). Access a registration website for the webinar (click here).
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