Request for Proposals

Request for Proposals

2017 Freshwater Future Grant Opportunities-2017

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (231) 348-8200  or

Applicants who do not have 501(c)(3) tax status (US) or a registered charitable status (Canada) must have a fiscal sponsor. Learn more about what being a fiscal sponsor means.

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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