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Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
2011 Request for Applications

Announcement Number: EPA-R5-GL2011-1

Application Submission: Closed April 11, 2011 12 noon Central time
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Multiple agency Great Lakes Restoration Initiative websiteEPA is soliciting applications for grants and cooperative agreements to be awarded as part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Up to $40 million may be awarded under this Request for Applications for about 150 projects, contingent on the availability of appropriations, the quality of applications received, and other applicable considerations.

This RFA is EPA’s major competitive grant funding opportunity under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative for FY2011 and is one of several funding opportunities available through federal agencies under the GLRI. The RFA requests applications for projects in the categories listed below:

Toxic Substances and Areas of Concern

Invasive Species

Nearshore Health and Nonpoint Source Pollution

Accountability, Education, Monitoring, Evaluation, Communication, and Partnerships

Learn more about the RFA
EPA hosted webinars to explain the RFA and answer your questions.  View the video archive of the March 9, 2011 webinar. View the video archive of the March 17, 2011 webinar.  View a demonstration of the submission application

Submit an application
Applications must be submitted to EPA via http://apply.glnpo.net/ or through http://www.grants.gov by noon Central time on April 11, 2011. See Section IV for further submission information.

Download the Request for Applications [PDF 336 Kb, 53 pages, rev. 3-25-2011]

The Request for Applications has been modified to clarify the time submissions are due (Noon Central Daylight Time on April 11), allowability of multiple applications, language about invasive species control projects, the url for Pennsylvania Watershed Management Plans, and references to the Watershed Remediation category. See newly posted answers at: http://www.epa.gov/greatlakes/fund/2011rfa01/2011rfa01_qa.html

Posted Date: February 25, 2011


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