Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
11/13/20 3:00 PM
Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, agencies, IHEs, school districts, and Tribal governments for coastal management projects in eligible locations. Applicants must contact program staff prior to submitting an application. Eligible program areas include water quality, coastal community development, public access, coastal habitats, coordination and public involvement, and coastal hazards. The project’s principal activities must occur in or benefit the Minnesota waters of Lake Superior or on public (non-federal) land in Minnesota’s coastal area.
Every year the DNR offers grants to help communities, agencies, and organizations balance protection of Lake Superior coastal resources with providing places for people to live, work, and play. The projects must protect Minnesota’s Lake Superior coastal resources and/or support their sustainable use.
In general, Annual grant projects can:
The Coastal Program has identified three funding priorities:
To be eligible, a project must help achieve one or more of these coastal management goals:
GrantWatch ID#: 137915
The minimum grant request is $10,000 and the maximum is $100,000.
Grantees must complete funded projects in approximately fifteen months or less. You should plan for project activities to begin on September 1, 2021 and be complete by November 30, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please direct all questions to:
Cynthia Poyhonen, Coastal Program grant specialist
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Coastal Program Manager: Amber Westerbur
1568 Highway 2
Two Harbors, MN 55616
USA: Minnesota: Minnesota waters of Lake Superior; and public (non-federal) land in Minnesota’s coastal area
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