Applications are not currently being accepted. We expect to announce our next funding opportunity on January 6, 2014.
In 2014, grant funding for work in the Great Lakes basin will be awarded in two categories:
- Habitat Restoration
- Delisting of Habitat-Related Beneficial Use Impairments
Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and state, tribal and local governments.
Pre-proposals will be due on February 17, 2014.
Past Funding Opportunities
2013 Request For Proposals (application period now closed)
In 2013, $8.4 million in grant funding was awarded to 29 projects in three categories:
Individual grant awards range in size from $25,000 to $1.5 million. To learn more about the 2013 grantees, you can click here to view the press release announcing the 29 projects that received funding in the 2013 cycle, visit the Grants Awarded page to see a summary of 2013 projects, or view the Project Profiles page to find more information about projects funded through Sustain Our Great Lakes from 2009 through 2013.
To learn more about program funding priorities and the general application process, you can view the 2013 Request for Proposals by clicking here.
2013 Funding Opportunity Webinar
On January 15, 2013, Sustain Our Great Lakes hosted a webinar to provide additional information about the 2013 funding opportunity. To view a recording of the webinar, please click here. Viewers will learn about funding priorities and the application process, see examples of past projects, and receive tips for submitting competitive proposals. The webinar recording is approximately 1 hour.