The Great Lakes Commission has announced an RFP for their Great Lakes Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Grant Program. The emphasis this year will be on projects, both small-scale and watershed-wide, that reduce phosphorus runoff into the Great Lakes. About $1.8 million is available with grant applications due by 6:00p on April 24, 2015.
An estimated 10-15 small scale projects will be funded for up to a maximum of $30,000 each. Projects can be up to 36 months in duration. An estimated 3-5 watershed-scale projects will be funded up to maximum of $250,000 per project. Funding for these larger projects will be available for both technical assistance and financial assistance. The projects will be up to 36 months in duration.