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Daybreak Fund

Windward Fund

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $250,000
  • Grant Period March 1, 2024–February 28, 2026
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus Illinois, Wisconsin

About this grant

The Windward Fund serves as a host organization for initiatives that address environmental issues through innovative solutions. The Daybreak Fund — a project of the Windward Fund — is designed to promote nature-based climate solutions in the Lake Michigan region. Daybreak Fund provides grants to community-based organizations for sustainable on-the-ground approaches to improve environmental conditions in their communities. These grants support innovative projects and partnerships that address climate change, water quality and social equity. The Mott Foundation is contributing to the larger fund along with other donors from around the basin.