Reminder: Upcoming webinars for Small Grants RFP

New York Sea Grant and New York Department of Environmental Conservation Requesting Proposals for Small Grants Program

Information Webinars to be held August 24th and September 4th

Proposals due by September 30th, 2015

To help not-for-profit organizations, local governmental and public agencies, and public and private educational institutions apply for this grant opportunity, New York Sea Grant will offer informational webinars on August 24, 2015 at 12pm and September 4, 2015 at 12pm. Those interested in registering may email their name and email address to nag3 to receive more information.

New York Sea Grant in partnership with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation is requesting proposals for projects that serve to benefit the environment and economy of New York’s Great Lakes basin.

Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded for projects that implement Goal #2 and Goal #7 of the Great Lakes Action Agenda. Respectively, these goals are to:

  • “control sediment, nutrient and pathogen loadings so that drinking water quality is protected, desired aquatic biotic communities flourish, humans and wildlife are protected from coastline health hazards, and natural processes are sustained” and
  • “enhance community resiliency and ecosystem integrity through restoration, protection, and improved resource management”

Community-based and/or project planning, project implementation, information management tool development, demonstration projects and targeted outreach and education initiatives are eligible. Projects must be located within or be directly related to the Great Lakes basin region of New York.

Proposals will be due by September 30, 2015. Grants will be announced in early November 2015. Full request for proposals and application guidelines are online at http://www.nyseagrant.org/proposals.

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