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2013 Call for Applications for Great Lakes Guardian Community Fund

2013 Call for Applications for Great Lakes Guardian Community Fund

Ontario is providing grants to help communities take action to protect and restore their corner of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Basin.

This is the second call for applications under the Great Lakes Guardian Community Fund. Grants are available for projects that take place in Ontario within the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Basin. The basin includes: Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, Lake Superior, the St. Lawrence River, the Ottawa River, their connecting channels, and their watersheds. Examples of projects that could qualify include:

  • Planting trees to restore stream banks
  • Protecting and restoring sensitive and degraded natural habitats by managing the flow of storm water runoff
  • Protecting traditional harvesting areas from invasive species by using traditional ecological knowledge

You can receive a grant of up to $25,000 grant for your project. Smaller projects are also encouraged.

Applications for funding will be accepted until April 26, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. E.D.T.

Information on the fund, including the application guide, form, frequently asked questions and 2012 grant recipients, is available at ontario.ca/GreatLakesFund.

You’re invited to join an information session by teleconference and webinar to learn more about the fund and the application process. The information sessions will take place at 1:00 p.m. E.D.T on March 14, March 26, April 10 and April 18.

Contact us for more information about the fund or to sign up for an information session.

Email: GreatLakesFund@ontario.ca
Telephone: In the Greater Toronto Area: 416-325-4000
Toll-free: 1-800-565-4923
TTY in the Greater Toronto Area: 416-326-9236
TTY toll-free: 1-800-515-2759

ontario.ca/GreatLakesFund
1-800-565-4923   GreatLakesFund@ontario.ca
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