Great Lakes Guardian Community Fund Launched

Ontario is funding grants to help communities take action to protect and restore their corner of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River basin.
Grants are available for projects that take place in Ontario within the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Basin. The basin includes: Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, Lake Superior, the St. Lawrence River, the Ottawa River, and their watersheds. Examples of projects that could qualify include:
  • Cleaning up a shoreline or beach
  • Building a coastal or riverside trail
  • Protecting or restoring fish, plant or wildlife habitat
You can receive up to a $25,000 grant for your project. Smaller projects are also encouraged.
Apply as early as possible. Applications meeting the fund’s criteria will be awarded grants in the order they are received. Grant applications must be received by October 12, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. E.D.T. More information, including the Application Guide and Grant Application is available at Please share information about this opportunity with others.
Should you have any questions, please contact the ministry at:
In the Greater Toronto Area: 416-325-4000
Toll-free: 1-800-565-4923
TTY in the Greater Toronto Area: 416-326-9236
TTY Toll-free: 1-800-515-2759
Great Lakes Guardian Community Fund Launched

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