Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

EPA will award approximately $20 million under this Request for Applications for about 100 projects, contingent on the availability of appropriations, the quality of applications received and other applicable considerations. Register in a webinar to learn more about the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative 2012 Request for Applications 


Thursday, May 3, 2012 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT

Registration Web Link:

Monday, May 14, 2012 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

Registration Web Link: 

Announcement EPA-R5-GL2012-1

EPA is soliciting applications for grants and cooperative agreements to be awarded as part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI).

Request for Applications (58pp, 476K) 

Applications due: 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time, Thursday, May 24, 2012 registration

If your organization anticipates submitting an application pursuant to the RFA, but you do not currently have an authorized official representative (AOR) registered with, we encourage you to register now. The RFA process requires that AORs be registered. Registration can take from three business days to as long as four weeks.

Questions and comments

Please submit your questions and comments about the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative 2012 Request for Applications at

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