Partners For Places

Proposals Due January 29, 2018 In partnership with the Urban Sustainability Directors Network, the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (TFN) is pleased to announce the opening of Round 12 of the Partners for Places grant program. Partners for Places is a successful matching grant program that creates opportunities for cities and counties […]

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Partnership for Resilient Communities – Request for Proposals

Release Date: Friday, October 20, 2017 Proposal Due Date: Friday, December 1, 2017 Partners Announced: Friday, December 22, 2017 New Partnership Opportunity The Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) seeks proposals from community-based organizations (CBOs) with strong histories of leading positive transformations in their neighborhoods to join the Partnership for Resilient Communities. This partnership is centered […]

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Northeastern Area Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Cooperative Weed Management Areas (CWMAs)

The U.S. Forest Service announces that approximately $600,000 in new funds are expected to be available for Cooperative Weed Management Areas (CWMAs) in the Great Lakes Basin. The minimum requested federal share is $15,000 and the maximum is $40,000, and a minimum 20% match of the total project cost is required. This funding will be […]

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Green Infrastructure Grants Available for Small Communities

The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) announced the request for proposals (RFP) for the Great Lakes Emerging Champions Mini-Grant Program. The Mini-Grant Program will provide funding to help small and medium sized communities improve water quality, manage stormwater, and enhance community well-being. Grants of up to $20,000 USD will support green infrastructure (GI) implementation in U.S. or Canadian […]

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FWS National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program – $16 million

Applications Due: June 30, 2017 Eligible Entities: State governments FWS announced funding to acquire, restore, and enhance wetlands in coastal states through competitive matching grants to state agencies. Projects can include acquisition of a real property interest (e.g., conservation easement or fee title) in coastal lands or waters (coastal wetlands ecosystems), restoration, enhancement, or management […]

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RFP Now Available for Partners for Places Round Eleven

The application deadline for Round Eleven is July 31, 2017 (by 11:59 p.m., any time zone). National funders invest in local projects to promote a healthy environment, a strong economy, and well-being of all residents. Through these projects, Partners for Places fosters long-term relationships that make our urban areas more prosperous, livable, and vibrant. The grant […]

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2017 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Request for Applications

The U.S. Forest Service anticipates that $3 million in new funds will be available for tree planting in the Great Lakes Basin. This funding will be competitively awarded to the best proposals received through the April 13, 2017 deadline at grants.gov. Search for Grant Opportunity Number USDA-FS-2017-GLRI. Please see the announcement and the link below […]

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Webinar: Lessons Learned from Fish Spawning Reef Restoration in the St. Clair-Detroit River System

This webinar shared lessons learned about adaptive management, stakeholder engagement, reef design and project monitoring.

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Additional Great Lakes Funding Opportunities

Learn about other restoration, habitat enhancement, and research funding opportunities within the Great Lakes Basin.

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Events & Workshops

Learn about other events, workshops, and trainings within the Great Lakes Basin.

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