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General Purposes

Alliance for the Great Lakes

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Addressing the Freshwater Challenge
  • Grant Amount $50,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2020–December 31, 2021
  • Location Chicago, IL, United States
  • Geographic Focus Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin

About this grant

Founded in 1970, as the Lake Michigan Federation, the Alliance for the Great Lakes seeks to conserve and restore the Great Lakes freshwater ecosystem through policy reform, public education and local conservation projects. With Mott support, the grantee has engaged in policy discussions around aquatic invasive species and the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, delivered public education and outreach programs and implemented organizational development strategies. This grant increase will be available for the organization’s general purposes, including efforts to adjust to the challenges posed by COVID-19.