Foundation / Corporation
Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) and New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission
Grants of up to $15,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to New York, Vermont, and Quebec nonprofit organizations, conservation districts, schools, and government agencies for conservation projects in the Lake Champlain Basin. Program areas include pollution prevention, wildlife habitat restoration, and aquatic invasive species spread prevention.
Pollution Prevention and Habitat Conservation Grants: Projects may address any of the priorities identified in Opportunities for Action such as:
Aquatic Invasive Species Spread Prevention Grants: This grant category supports projects that aim to prevent the introduction of aquatic invasive species to and/or from the Lake Champlain Basin and to limit the impact and spread of these species within the Basin. Projects may address any of the priorities identified in Opportunities for Action and those that address the following areas will rank higher in the review process:
All grant proposals that have a fieldwork component must provide assurance that appropriate invasive species spread prevention measures will be included in the project design. Quality Assurance Project
Plans (QAPPs) are required for all activities involving the collection,
generation, compilation, management, analysis, evaluation, and/or use of
GrantWatch ID#: 176763
The LCBP anticipates awarding more than 25 grants: 12-15 Pollution Prevention & Habitat Conservation Grants, and 10-15 Aquatic Invasive Species Spread Prevention Grants
- Pollution Prevention and Wildlife Habitat Conservation: Up to $20,000 per award
- Aquatic Invasive Species Spread Prevention Grants: Up to $15,000 per award
Applicants must submit a detailed project workplan within thirty days of LCBP grant award notification. This workplan is subject to the LCBP approval process before a contract will be issued. Projects must be initiated within six months of award notification and typically be completed within one year of the official project start date. Expanded project time periods will be considered if appropriately justified.
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
Meg Modley, LCBP Aquatic Invasive Species Management Coordinator
Lake Champlain Basin Program
54 West Shore Road
Grand Isle, VT 05458
Lake Champlain Basin
USA: New York; Vermont