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Watershed Council Support RFP FY 2024

Contact: Bob Sweet 517-512-9765

The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) requests proposals from watershed-based organizations to support general organizational administration needs as well as conservation and educational activities.  Six hundred thousand dollars ($600,000) is available through this Request For Proposals (RFP). Individual grants are capped at $40,000 each with a 12-month timeframe.

 A webinar hosted by EGLE staff was held to present details of this grant program, the application process and to answer questions from the audience. The webinar was recorded, and links to the webinar are posted below.


  • Webinar: 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. November 28, 2023
  • Proposals Due: January 19, 2024
  • Announce Grant Awards: Spring 2024

Eligible applicants include Watershed Councils and Watershed Alliances established under State law as well as local units of government, tribal entities, colleges, universities, and entities with 501(c)(3) status working to improve water quality on a watershed basis.

Eligible activities and Eligible watersheds include general organizational administration as well as conservation and educational efforts in all watersheds Statewide. For additional information, please contact your District NPS Staff person or Bob Sweet.

Request for Proposal Documents