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General Purposes

Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Addressing the Freshwater Challenge
  • Grant Amount $150,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2021–June 30, 2023
  • Location Traverse City, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin

About this grant

The Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities has been promoting community resilience models from northwest lower Michigan since 1995. The grantee focuses on community-based policy leadership through supporting a clean environment, strong economy and sustainability. The grantee does this by researching and developing local successes and sharing lessons learned with broad appeal to regional audiences. The grantee prioritizes food and farming, clean energy, water policy and transportation. With this grant, Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities will pursue all of its priorities, including the expansion of the Great Lakes Business Network.