Upcoming Fall Grant Deadlines

Upcoming Fall Grant Deadlines

Project Grant Fall Cycle:
September 30, 2012

Project grants are prefect for grassroots organizations looking for funding to engage in advocacy activities to protect local lakes, rivers and wetlands.

Climate Grant Fall Cycle:
November 15, 2012

Climate grants provide funding for projects that encourage local communities to actively engage in activities that take climate change related impacts into account.

Rolling Deadline:

NEW! Healing Our Waters Grants
Although Healing Our Waters (HOW) grants are not new to Freshwater Future, their rolling deadline is. HOW grants financially support projects that will aid in the development and implementation of the Great Lakes Restoration Imitative and other Federal projects. Priority is given to HOW’s 8 target areas.

Special Opportunity Grants
We still have funds available for Special Opportunity Grants! These grants provide funds that support river, lake, wetland, and groundwater protection efforts that are not are not on our spring and fall cycles. We recognize not all grassroots organizations work on our schedule, and still want to provide opportunities for those organizations.

Insight Grants
Insight Grants provide consulting services for your organization at a rate of 75% funding, with a 25% match. Let Freshwater Future help build your capacity through personalized trainings on board development, membership expansion, communications, fundraising, and strategic planning. Visit http://www.freshwaterfuture.org/grant-programs/ for application procedures and further information.


Fall Climate Symposium


Don’t miss the fall Climate Symposium, coming up October 12-13 in Duluth, MN. For more information and to register, go to 



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