This small grants program provides seed funding for new, cooperative projects that improve our understanding of, and/or management of, New York’s Great Lakes basin. The program supports collaborative projects and grant awards can be used for preliminary research, project planning, as seed money for pilot projects that will lead to larger projects, or to support small-scale projects consistent with the priorities of NY’s Great Lakes Interim Action Agenda: http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/91881.html.
The maximum amount for an individual grant is $15,000. The program anticipates funding 2-4 projects through this solicitation. The small grants program was made possible by the New York Great Lakes Protection Fund (NYGLPF). Proposal submissions are due no later than January 9th, 2016. Please review the attached PDF for more information and descriptions of eligible projects. Questions, comments, and applications should be sent to GLRC@esf.edu.