Great Lakes Restoration Initiative – Partners for Fish and Wildlife 2015

Incentive Type:Grant Program
Eligible Sector:
Health And Safety, Business
Financial Incentive
Time Period:
FY 2015
Governing Body:Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service
What’s it worth?:$25,000

The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative was designed to fund federal projects addressing the most significant environmental challenges in the Great Lakes ecosystem. The efforts are an attempt to improve habitat and wildlife protection and restoration in this area. Priority is given to projects with the watersheds of the Great Lakes Areas of Concern. Funding may be used for but not excluded to:

  • Habitat restoration projects
  • Conservation efforts of native Great Lake fish and wildlife population
  • Restoration projects on privately owned lands

Grant awards typically do not exceed $25,000 per project. The program has a 50% cost sharing requirement. Eligible participants include:

  • Private landowners
  • U.S. nonprofit organizations
  • Non-governmental organizations

Application packets may be obtained from the website and must be complete and submitted before the deadline. 

Applications must be complete and received before the deadline.