Funding Opportunity: Phosphorus Reduction Grants RFP Available

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.


Any questions should be directed to Gary Overmier at or 734-971-9135. More information can be found at the Commission’s grant’s website.

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