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Illinois CMP Grants 

2015 Illinois Coastal Grant applications will be available starting on November 1, 2014.

 

The Illinois Coastal Management Program (ICMP) is announcing a funding opportunity for environmental education and outreach, sustainable coastal planning, and habitat restoration within Illinois Coastal Zone communities.

Applications Available: November 1, 2014 

Application Deadline: Monday, December 15, 2014 by 5pm

Grant Period: Late Summer 2015 through December 2016

Grant Amounts: $20,000 to $100,000.  1:1 non-federal match required for most grants*

Total Funding Available: Dependent upon federal funding.  Past grant rounds have awarded between $550,000 and $975,000 per funding year.

Eligibility: Unit of government or a 501(c)3.  Planning and Habitat Restoration grants must be for projects entirely within the IL Coastal Zone. Education grants are limited to Cook and Lake Counties in Illinois.

Award Criteria Include: Regional stakeholder priorities, demonstrated need for project, anticipated outputs and outcomes, feasibility, cost effectiveness, local support and partnerships

Grant Information Session:  Wednesday, November 5, 3:30-5 pm, Room 31, 9th Floor Thompson Center.  RSVP to DNR.CMP@illinois.gov

Grant Consultations: Contact Lisa.Cotner@illinois.gov, (312) 814-6414 no later than December 1st to schedule a 45 minute consultation in person or over the phone.

GRANT CATEGORIES

        Habitat Restoration - NEW THIS ROUND!

        Education/ Outreach

        Sustainable  Coastal Planning

In the 2015 grant cycle we will be adding small grants to our request for proposals. Check back on November 1 for more details. 


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2014 RFP Grant Awardees

2013 RFP-2 Grant Awardees (Fall)

2013 RFP-1 Grant Awardees (Summer)

Grants Program Contact:

Lisa Cotner 
Natural Resources Specialist
Phone:  312-814-6414
DNR.CMP@illinois.gov






 

Mailing Address

Illinois Department of Natural Resources 
Coastal Management Program
160 N LaSalle Street, Suite S-703
Chicago IL 60601
Attn: Coastal Grants Program

Main Office Number:  312-814-1405

Fax:  312-793-5968