Foundation / Corporation
Great Lakes Fishery Trust (GLFT)
Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit governmental, tribal, educational organizations and institutions for research projects on fishery resources in eligible regions. Applicants are required to submit a preliminary proposal prior to submitting a full proposal. Eligible projects are those that have benefits directed primarily to the Great Lakes.
The mission of the GLFT is to provide funding to enhance, protect, and rehabilitate Great Lakes fishery resources to compensate for lost use and enjoyment caused by the operation of the Ludington Pumped Storage Plant.
The broad goals of investments in ecological and biological research to inform fisheries management are to:
The key intended outcomes for fisheries research investments are to:
The trust is reserving at least $500,000 of its 2022 fisheries research budget for lake whitefish research and intends to prioritize lake whitefish research through at least 2024. For more information, see https://portal.glft.org/documents/2343-2022_ecobioresearch_preproposal_guidance_doc-pdf#page=5.
Additional Research Themes:
Funded activities include hypothesis-driven research, as well as tools, resources, and capacity-building efforts that support the development or use and application of research.
GrantWatch ID#: 177377
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://portal.glft.org/opportunities/75/projects/new
If you would like more information about this grant category or have any technical questions regarding your submission, you may contact GLFT staff at 517-371-7468 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Great Lakes Fishery Trust
230 N. Washington Square, Suite 300
Lansing, MI 48933
Projects must provide benefits to the Great Lakes fishery. Projects with benefits (e.g., findings, protocols, new capacity) directed primarily to the Lake Michigan fishery are of higher priority than projects without significant benefit to the Lake Michigan fishery.
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