Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
DOI, FWS
Description: 

Deadline for 2018 passed 1/8/2018. Deadline for 2019 unknown. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service requests interested entities to submit restoration, research and Regional project proposals for the restoration of Great Lakes fish and wildlife resources. The purpose of the Act is to provide assistance to States, Indian Tribes, and other interested entities to encourage cooperative conservation, restoration and management of the fish and wildlife resources and their habitats in the Great Lakes Basin.

Category: 
Wildlife, Water, Research, Natural Resources, Conservation, Coastal
Funding Amount: 
$2,300-$1,200,000
Matching Funds: 
Yes
Eligibility: 
States, Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments, and Native American Treaty Organizations within the Great Lakes Basin are eligible. Local governments, nongovernmental organizations, universities, and conservation organizations (either within or outside of the basin) may receive funding if sponsored by an institution listed above. Proof of sponsorship is not required at the pre-proposal stage, but is required during the development of full proposals to receive funding.
Contact Information: 
Mr. Rick Westerhof U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Green Bay Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office 6644 Turner Road Elmira, Michigan 49730 Email: Rick_Westerhof@fws.gov Phone: 231-584-3553 Fax: 231-584-2462