The Fund for Lake Michigan is now accepting pre-proposals as part of our 2016 spring grant cycle. The Fund is seeking projects that improve the water quality of Lake Michigan through habitat restoration, pollutant reduction, stream restoration, or improvements to coastal areas in Wisconsin.

Pre-proposals are due on or before March 1st, 2016. The proposals must be submitted through the Fund’s online grants management system (see these instructions). Invitations to submit full proposals will be sent out in April.

Please review these guidelines for further information on the Fund’s grant making process and priorities, or browse our website for additional information about the Fund. Browse our previously funded projects here.

Please contact Vicki Elkin, Executive Director, or Casey Eggleston, Program Officer, to discuss your proposal or if you have questions about the Fund’s priorities. Vicki can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 414-418-5008. Casey can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 608-334-7788.

Questions regarding the online grants system should be directed to Jenny Sargent atThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 312-235-1430.

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