Saginaw Bay to Western Lake Erie Coastal Wetland Initiative

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

Deadline Passed 06/04/2018. Deadline Unknown for 2019. Funding Opportunity #: F18AS00109. The Saginaw Bay to Western Lake Erie Coastal Wetland Initiative (Initiative) is a voluntary-based, collaborative program that provides financial assistance to coastal communities and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands. Funded through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), the Saginaw Bay to Western Lake Erie Coastal Wetland Initiative is focused on promoting on-the-ground restoration, enhancement, and protection of priority coastal wetlands. Funding is available for proposed on-the-ground projects within the U.S. portion of the Great Lakes basin in the Saginaw Bay to Western Lake Erie coastal corridor. The specific geography includes the coastal areas associated with Saginaw Bay (Michigan) in Lake Huron south and east to Old Woman Creek (Ohio) in Western Lake Erie. This Initiative is part of a regional federal, state, and local partnership effort called the Coastal Conservation Working Group (CCWG) which is focused on coastal wetland conservation across the Great Lakes

Category: 
collaboration, coastal communities, landowners, restoration, fish and wildlife, habitat, enhancement, coastal wetlands
Funding Amount: 
$50,000-$150,000
Matching Funds: 
No
Eligibility: 
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) and Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) included in eligible applicants.
Contact Information: 
Christie Deloria- Coastal Program Coordinator 906-226-1240 christie_deloria@fws.gov