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General Purposes

Freshwater Future

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Addressing the Freshwater Challenge
  • Grant Amount $500,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2020–December 31, 2021
  • Location Petoskey, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin

About this grant

Freshwater Future is a regional organization that is a catalyst for community action to strengthen policies and safeguard the waters of the Great Lakes region. Since its inception in 1996, with significant support from the Mott Foundation, the grantee has provided over $4 million in grants and technical assistance to grassroots groups around the Great Lakes basin. With renewed support, the grantee will provide financial resources and capacity-building support for on-the-ground groups. The grantee will grow and support networks of organizations that are tackling Great Lakes issues. Freshwater Future will expand their capacity through enhanced fundraising.