The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a request for applications soliciting proposals from states, municipalities, tribes, universities and nonprofit organizations for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants to fund new projects to restore & protect the Great Lakes. Up to $9.5 million may be awarded during this funding cycle. The EPA will hold a webinar to provide more details on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 from 11:00 – 12:30 pm.
Applications are requested for projects in these four categories:
- Reducing exposure to toxic substances from fish consumption
- Invasive species prevention & control
- Lake Erie Cooperative Science & Monitoring Initiative
- Facilitation of Lakewide Action & Management Plan (LAMP) stakeholder forums.
For more information on The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative visit www.glri.us.
The request for an application and more information about applying for the grants & the webinar are available HERE – Applications are due August 14, 2013.