NY Great Lakes Basin Small Grants Program Requesting Proposals for 2016-17
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Application Webinars Set for August 24th and September 4th

Contact:

Katherine Bunting-Howarth, Associate Director, New York Sea Grant, E: keb264@cornell.edu, 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 nag3@cornell.edu 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.

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