NEED MONEY FOR YOUR WORK? Freshwater Future Grant Deadlines

NEED MONEY FOR YOUR WORK? Freshwater Future Grant Deadlines

Did you miss our Spring Project or Climate Grant deadlines?
Do you have a project that needs funding? Don’t miss out on our upcoming grant deadlines!

Fall Project Grants: September 30, 2013
Freshwater Future’s Project Grant programs provide funding ranging
from $500 to $3500 (USD) to be used for specific project expenses.
Grassroots organizations engaging in advocacy activities and projects to protect local lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands, and other aquatic habitats will be considered.

Fall Climate Grants: November 15, 2013

Freshwater Future’s Climate Grant program provides awards ranging from $500 to $5000 (USD) for projects that engage communities, particularly in urban areas, in preparing for, and responding to, climate change impacts. Attendance at a Climate Symposium is strongly encouraged for climate grant applications to develop a competitive proposal.

Don’t forget we have other grant programs with Rolling Deadlines!
You can apply at any time for:

Special Opportunity Grants – also known as “emergency grants” allow for quick funding opportunities for projects under $500 (USD). Insight Grants – funds to provide staff time for professional assistance
to your project or organization. Areas of assistance include customized training such as board development, membership expansion, communications, fundraising, and strategic planning.

HOW Grants – Healing Our Waters (HOW) are awards up to $15,000 (USD) for financial support to develop and implement Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and other federal proposals of projects.

To learn more about all of our grant programs, visit We strongly encourage you to discuss your proposal ideas with Freshwater Future staff before applying.



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