Take Advantage of Your Freshwater Future Membership – Apply for a Grant Today!

Take Advantage of Your Freshwater Future Membership – Apply for a Grant Today!

As an organizational member you are eligible to apply for our Project Grants, Insight Grants, Climate Grants and our Special Opportunity Grants. Below are the basics about the different grant opportunities. In order to get a grant, you have to apply— don’t delay, apply today!

Project Grants:

Provide financial support to grassroots organizations working to influence community and or individual behavior or opinion, corporate conduct, and/or public policy to protect and restore shorelines, inland lakes, rivers, wetlands and other aquatic habitats in the Great Lakes Basin.
Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: September 30, 2011

Climate Grants:

This grant program provides funds to grassroots initiatives to make communities better prepared to handle the impacts of climate change and educate and provide tools for decision- makers to incorporate climate change into decision-making.
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: December 15, 2011

Insight Service Grants:

Insight Services Grants help grassroots organizations with organizational needs such as strategic planning, fundraising, communications, board development, and issue strategy. Grant funds are used for Freshwater Future staff to provide professional assistance to build your capacity to do your environmental work. Amount: $500-$2,500
Deadline: No deadlines, applications
accepted all year. Match: 25 %

Climate Grants:

This grant program provides funds to grassroots initiatives to make communities better prepared to handle the impacts of climate change and educate and provide tools for decision- makers to incorporate climate change into decision-making.
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: December 15, 2011

Special Opportunity Grants:

These funds support urgent projects or those that present special, time limited opportunities that do not coincide with our grant deadlines and can be accomplished in for under $500.
Amount: $500 or less
Deadline: No deadline available until funds run-out.

Visit our website, www.freshwaterfuture.org for more info or contact us by phone or email.

 

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