What's New Budget riles area tourism businesses The Toledo Blade (3/26) A federally funded effort to clean up Lake Erie has been targeted for elimination by President Trump, a move that has riled local business leaders who fear the proposed cuts would have severe economic consequences across northern Ohio.
Port Clinton secures funding for wetlands restoration Sandusky Register (3/19) The Ohio EPA will help Port Clinton restore its wetlands located between East Perry Street and Lake Erie. The city has a deal in place with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide $975,000 of the roughly $1.3 million for the project.
EPA grants $100M for Flint water system repairs CNN (3/19) The Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has awarded Michigan $100 million to make upgrades to Flint's drinking water system, which became contaminated with lead and other toxins after the city switched water sources as a cost-cutting measure.
Great Lakes advocates push back against Trump's proposed EPA cuts MLive (3/15) Congress is getting the full court press this week from Great Lakes funding advocates in the face of drastic potential budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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.