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Great Lakes Fishery Trust (GLFT)
Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations, agencies, and educational institutions to research sustainable fish populations and ecosystem health. Applicants must submit a preliminary application prior to submitting a full proposal. Applicants from Canada should contact the Funding Source prior to applying. Funding is intended to enhance, protect, and rehabilitate Great Lakes fishery resources. Priority will be given to efforts that benefit the Lake Michigan fishery.
The broad goals of investments in ecological and biological research to inform fisheries management are to:
The key intended outcomes for fisheries research investments are to:
For Additional Principles and Processes that Drive Trust Grantmaking, see: https://www.glft.org/documents/cms/cms_file?path=/264/2020_ecobioresearch_preproposal_guidance_doc.pdf#page=4.
For information on the lead priority of Lake Whitefish Recruitment, as well as additional research themes, see: https://www.glft.org/documents/cms/cms_file?path=/264/2020_ecobioresearch_preproposal_guidance_doc.pdf#page=5.
Lake Michigan Priority
The settlement agreement establishing the GLFT requires that priority be given to efforts that benefit the Lake Michigan fishery. All GLFT-funded projects must have benefits directed primarily to the Great Lakes. Projects outside of the Lake Michigan basin are considered if their results and outcomes are transferable to Lake Michigan. For more information about the Lake Michigan Priority, see: https://www.glft.org/documents/cms/cms_file?path=/264/2020_ecobioresearch_preproposal_guidance_doc.pdf#page=11.
Connection to the Joint Strategic Plan for Management of the Great Lakes Fisheries
The GLFT prioritizes efforts that draw a clear line between the topic of the research and a potential management action and seeks to fund research that is aligned with the Joint Strategic Plan for Management of the Great Lakes Fisheries. For information on the Joint Strategic Plan for Management of the Great Lakes Fisheries, see: https://www.glft.org/documents/cms/cms_file?path=/264/2020_ecobioresearch_preproposal_guidance_doc.pdf#page=12.
GrantWatch ID#: 177377
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions about the submission and review process and funding priorities, please contact Cody Proudfoot, grant manager, at email@example.com or 517-371-7468.
Great Lakes Fishery Trust
Ph (517) 371-7468 Fx (517) 484-6549
230 N. Washington Square, Suite 300, Lansing, MI 48933
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