Grant Recipients Will Receive Mentoring Assistance

Grant Recipients Will Receive Mentoring Assistance

Freshwater Future is excited to announce the projects funded for the Spring 2008 Grant Cycle. 10 great projects were funded, totaling $25,500.

The 10 organizations are Niagara River Area Property Owners Group, Ohio Coastal Resource Management Project, Friends of Oliphant Coastal Environments, Saugatuck Dunes Coastal Alliance, Mid-Michigan Environmental Action Council, Watershed Watchers, Friends of Jean Klock Park, Finger Lake Future Alliance, Residents for Responsible Government, and Northwoods Wilderness Recovery. The following Lake Updates in this newsletter feature five of the organizations and their projects. If you would like more information about our Spring 2008 Grant Award winners, please see

As part of the grants program, we have matched each of our new grantees with an experienced grassroots advocate who will serve as a mentor.

All the hard work and dedication by these and all grassroots groups around the Great Lakes continue to amaze us. We are constantly reminded that we are not alone in our struggle to protect and restore the Great Lakes. And sometimes that is just the inspiration we all need! Congratulations to all the Spring 2008 Grant Recipients and best of luck with your projects.



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