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Grant Opportunities - Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Fund



Interested in applying for funding for your project?

Attend an information meeting about the Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Fund.
Grants up to $3,500. and Special Opportunity Grants up to
$500.00 for projects within the Great Lakes watershed.  Find out if
your project is eligible. Application deadline: March 31, 1998.

Monday, March 9th
6:30
3rd Floor Conference Room
DeWitt-Seitz Bldg.
394 Lake Ave. South
Duluth, MN

Cheryl Miller from MN Audubon will give a presentation on funding
available. You do not need to have non-profit status to apply for these
funds. 

Please RSVP if you plan to attend, so we have a count.
Grant application forms will be available.

For more information contact Debbie or

Press Release:


         GRANT OPPORTUNITIES!

GREAT LAKES AQUATIC HABITAT FUND


INFORMATIONAL MEETING:

MONDAY, MARCH 9, 1998

6:30-8:00pm

3rd Floor Conference Room
DeWitt Seitz Bldg.
394 Lake Ave. South
Duluth, MN 55802


An information meeting on March 9 will provide background material on the
Fund and its decision-making process; application materials, and answers to
other questions from potential applicants.

The Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Fund is accepting grant proposal for
projects to protect Great lakes shorelines, inland lakes rivers, wetlands,
and other aquatic habitat in the Great Lakes Basin. Grassroots
organizations that are working on habitat issues and projects that benefit
the Great Lakes are encouraged to apply by the grant deadline on March 31,
1998.

The Fund is particularly interested in supporting grassroots organizations'
efforts to protect aquatic habitats through public policy advocacy' efforts
to protect particular aquatic habitat areas' research and information
gathering; media campaigns; coalition buildng and capacity-building of
grassroots organizations. Projects focused on the following activities are
encouraged to apply: land use and watershed planning, voter education and
candidate forums, and other initiatives to protect wetlands and reduce
polluted runoff.

For further information and application materials, contact either:

Cheryl Miller, National Audubon Society, 26 E. Exchange St., St. Paul, MN
55101,
612-225-1830;
Wil Cwikiel, Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, PO Box 300, Conway, MI 49722,
616-347-1181
EAGLE 
Environmental Assoc. for Great Lakes Education
394 Lake Ave. South, #308
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 726-1828
email: lakes@cp.duluth.mn.us
Debbie Ortman and Jan Conley
Check out our new web sites:
EAGLE: http://www.cp.duluth.mn.us/~lakes/eagle.html
Great Lakes Women's Leadership Network Project:
http://www.cp.duluth.mn.us/~lakes/
Green Thumb Project (pesticide-free lawns):
http://www.cp.duluth.mn.us/~lakes/grthumb.html