Freshwater Future Grant Programs

Freshwater Future Grant Programs

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

Explore our current grant programs to learn which funding opportunity best supports your work:

Already have a grant from Freshwater Future? Find the right reporting form.

Is your Organization eligible for a grant from Freshwater Future?

Use this form to help determine your eligibility. The following list will also help guide you:

  • You are a Current Member Organization of Freshwater Future*
  • You have no outstanding grant reports with Freshwater Future
  • Your project is a grassroots initiative
  • You are a US nonprofit that is a 501 (c)(3), a Canadian charity, or can provide a fiscal sponsor that is either a US nonprofit 501 (c)(3) or is a Canadian Charity
  • Your project impacts the Great Lakes watershed

*Membership is not required for the Great Lakes Network and Healing Our Waters grant programs.

Note: Member Organizations are eligible to submit one application in each grant cycle, and eligible to receive one grant from each grant program per calendar year.

Still not sure if you qualify? Give us a call: 231-348-8200

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