NY Great Lakes Basin Small Grants Program Requesting Proposals
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Application Webinars Set for August 26 and September 2

Contact:

Katherine Bunting-Howarth, Associate Director, New York Sea Grant, E: keb264@cornell.edu, P: 607-255-2832

Ithaca, NY, August 1, 2014 - New York Sea Grant in partnership with New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is requesting proposals for projects that will benefit the environment and economy of the Great Lakes region of New York state.

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 26, 2014 at 12pm and September 2, 2014 at 12pm. Those interested in registering may email their name and email address to prh22@cornell.edu to receive more information.

Grants will be awarded for projects that enhance community resiliency and ecosystem integrity. Ecosystem-based planning, monitoring, evaluation, assessment, implementation, stewardship, and demonstration projects and applied research projects 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 September 30, 2014. Grants will be announced in early November 2014. 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 NY Coastlines, its flagship publication, which, in 2014, merges with the program's e-newsletter, Currents. NY Coastlines is published several times a year.

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