GLFT Grants Available for Water Access Sites

The Great Lakes Fishery Trust (GLFT) has up to $500,000 available for projects focused on significantly increasing access to the Great Lakes fishery for shore-based angling and tribal commercial fishing in Michigan.

Supported activities may include:

  1. Construction of new access sites
  2. Upgrades and renovations to existing access sites
  3. Engineering and feasibility studies for proposed access sites
  4. Land acquisition to support subsequent access site development

Details can be found in the Proposal Application Guide. Applicants must be a local/state/federal/tribal unit of government; educational entity; or 501c(3). The application deadline is Thursday, August 23, 2018 by 5:00PM EST.

Before submitting a proposal, applicants are encouraged to contact GLFT staff to discuss project goals and alignment with GLFT priorities. Staff are also available to assist applicants navigate the online grant proposal submission process. Please contact Jonathon Beard at 517-371-7468 or jbeard@glft.org.

If you’d like additional assistance, contact Prein&Newhof Senior Engineer Matthew Hulst, PE at 616-364-8491 or mhulst@preinnewhof.com.

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