MDNR offering $3.6M in grants to fight Invasive Species

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is now accepting proposals for projects that will help prevent and control invasive species. Through the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program (MISGP), $3.6 million is expected to be available to applicants in 2018. The program is part of a statewide initiative to prevent and control species that can cause harm to Michigan’s economy, environment, and human health.

Requirements:

  • Applicants must be a local/state/federal/tribal unit of government; public university; or 501c(3).
  • The project must support the overall goals of the MISGP. Specific priorities and scoring criteria can be found in the handbook.
  • Funding requests must range between $25,000–$400,000 per project.
  • Applicants must commit to a 10% local match of the total project cost.

There is a live webinar scheduled for Wednesday, May 23 at 10:00AM to explain the 2018 grant process. Registration is required.

Pre-proposal deadline is June 13, 2018; Requested full proposal is due by mid–September 2018.

If you’d like help with the application process, contact P&N Landscape Architect Matt Levandoski, LLA by email or at 616–364–8491.

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