What's New Funding for Phragmites fight Shoreline Bacon (6/8) Enbridge has joined fight against Phragmites along the Lake Huron shoreline, by donating $100,000 to get rid of it, starting at Brucedale Conservation Area.
$3.5 million available to clean up St. Louis River near Duluth KSTP-TV - Saint Paul, MN (5/13) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is offering $2.27 million through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, and U.S. Steel is offering $1.23 million to clean up the Spirit Lake portion of the St. Louis River near Duluth, Minn.
Town of Sturgeon Bay joins fight against invasives Green Bay Press Gazette (5/13) In Wisconsin, the Sturgeon Bay Town Board voted last week to contribute $400 to Door County’s invasive species eradication effort, becoming the first municipality to fund the county’s effort this year. The county targets two wild plants: wild parsnips and phragmites.
DEQ awards grant for E. coli testing Traverse City Record-Eagle (4/1) The Mich. Dept. of Environmental Quality has awarded more than $15,000 to monitor E. coli levels in Mitchell Creek. Testing will help researchers determine whether the creek is contaminated enough to go on the state's impaired waters list.
General Resources EcoAction Environment Canada Since 1995, Environment Canada's EcoAction Community Funding Program has provided financial support to community groups for projects that have measurable, positive impacts on the environment. Projects submitted should follow the themes of climate change, clean water, nature and/or clean air.
Grants.gov This site allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies.
Great Lakes Program Funding U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) A complete set of information about the U.S. EPA Great Lakes funding process, from preproposal submission, project requirements to descriptions of funded projects. Also includes other federal Great Lakes funding opportunities.
Great Lakes Protection Fund The Fund seeks projects that lead to tangible improvements in the health of the Great Lakes ecosystem and promote the interdependence of healthy ecological and economic systems.
IAGLR News & Announcements International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) Includes requests for proposals and papers, scholarship and fellowship opportunities, and new publications.
Joyce Foundation Based in Chicago, the foundation supports efforts to strengthen public policies in ways that improve the quality of life in the Great Lakes region.
About the Guide
The newest section on the Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN) streamlines the process of searching for Great Lakes-related funding opportunities online. Unveiled on Nov. 1, 2001, the site offers a fully searchable database of well over 100 grant, fellowship and scholarship sources that have relevance for the Great Lakes audience. The database will be updated weekly and enhanced over time. Funding for this project was through a grant from the U.S. EPA-Great Lakes National Program Office.