On January 6, the bi-national public-private partnership, Sustain Our Great Lakes, will solicit applications for funding to restore and enhance habitat in the Great Lakes basin. The Request for Proposals will be available at www.sustainourgreatlakes.org. In 2016, grant funding will be awarded in two categories:
Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and tribal and local governments. Pre-proposals will be due on February 17, 2016. 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. Participants can register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7075001454201702402. A recording of the webinar will be available for viewing at www.sustainourgreatlakes.org following the conclusion of the live program.
New York organizations interested in applying for this funding opportunity are encouraged to discuss proposed projects in advance of applying with DEC regional natural resources or Great Lakes program staff as appropriate.