Application Webinars Set for August 24th and September 4th
Katherine Bunting-Howarth, Associate Director, New York Sea Grant, E: email@example.com, P: 607-255-2832
Ithaca, NY, August 10, 2015 - New York Sea Grant in partnership with New
York State Department of Environmental Conservation is requesting
proposals for projects that serve to benefit the environment and economy of New York’s Great Lakes basin.
To help not-for-profit organizations, local governmental and public
agencies, and public and private educational institutions apply for
grants of up to $25,000, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to receive more information.
Grants will be awarded for projects that enhance community resiliency
and ecosystem integrity. 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 4:30PM Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Grants will be announced in
early November 2015. Application guidelines are online at www.nyseagrant.org/proposals.
More Info: New York Sea Grant
New York Sea Grant (NYSG), a cooperative program of Cornell University
and the State University of New York, is one of 33 university-based
programs under the National Sea Grant College Program (NSGCP) of the
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The NSGCP
engages this network of the nation’s top universities in conducting
scientific research, education, training and extension projects designed
to foster science-based decisions about the use and conservation of our
aquatic resources. Through its statewide network of integrated
services, NYSG has been promoting coastal vitality, environmental
sustainability, and citizen awareness about the State’s marine and Great
Lakes resources since 1971.
For updates on Sea Grant activities: www.nyseagrant.org has RSS, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube links. NYSG also offers a free e-list sign up via www.nyseagrant.org/coastlines for its flagship publication, NY Coastlines/Currents, which is published several times a year.