- Program Environment
- Program Area Addressing the Freshwater Challenge
- Grant Amount $150,000
- Grant Period October 1, 2023–September 30, 2025
- Location Bay City, MI, United States
- Geographic Focus Michigan
About this grant
Heart of the Lakes Center for Land Conservation Policy is Michigan’s only organization whose mission is to serve and support land conservancies in the Great Lakes state. With prior Mott Foundation funding, the grantee continued to advance the work of its members, increased engagement with partners and communities, initiated a capacity-building program for urban conservation, and facilitated coalitions to promote the outdoors. With renewed funding, Heart of the Lakes Center for Land Conservation Policy will focus on investing in public lands, ensuring equitable access to the outdoors, promoting nature-based climate solutions, leveraging strategic partnerships and supporting conservation organizations around the state.