Grant Programs

Freshwater Future's programs provide financial support to activities that actively promote aquatic habitat protection through community advocacy efforts working locally to protect drinking water, shorelines, inland lakes, rivers, and wetlands in the Great Lakes Basin.

Project Grants

Provides financial support for activities led by community groups working through grassroots advocacy efforts. Awards range from $500 to $5,000 for grassroots project expenses and activities that promote water protection.

Special Opportunity Grants

“Emergency grants” for projects that may not coincide with the application timeline or funding period of the Project Grant Program. Maximum award amount is $750.

Grant-subsidized Coaching and consulting

We offer customized consulting tailored exclusively to your needs.

Requirements for all Grant programs participants

reporting forms For current grantees

Communications grantee portal

This is a password protected resource page for current Communications grantees.

Questions regarding grants?

Call us at 231-348-8200 or email Laurie@freshwaterfuture.org