The IDNR Coastal Management Program will soon be accepting
pre-applications for federal pass through grants of $1,000 to $100,000 to
protect, preserve, and restore the natural and cultural resources along the
Illinois Lake Michigan shoreline. Funding will be available for projects that:
1) Improve the health of the coast and Lake Michigan;
2) enhance coastal public access, recreation, and coastal-dependent economic
3) advance coastal community resilience; or,
4) create beach management plans.
applicants include local governments, universities, and non-profits. Match is
Successful pre-applicants will be invited to submit full applications. Grant
guidelines, application materials, maps, and other resources will be available
after November 19th.
The pre-application submission deadline is Friday, January 18, 2019.
We strongly encourage potential applicants to attend a grant
information session. CMP will be hosting two sessions in November and December:
Tuesday, 11/27/18 from 3:30-5pm
N. LaSalle St., N 502, Chicago, IL 60601
Registration: Grants Information Session
12/7/18 from 11am-noon