Lake Champlain Basin Program Seeks Grant Applicants

The Lake Champlain Basin Program is seeking to fund community based projects that will help implement Opportunities for Action: An Evolving Plan for the Future of the Lake Champlain Basin. Up to $145,000 will be available through LCBP’s Annual Priorities grants program and up to $63,000 is available through the Partnership Program sponsored by Vermont and New York Citizens Advisory Committees. The deadline for submitting applications is March 15, 1999. Communities, 501(c)(3) organizations and other entities may apply under one or both grant programs.

Since 1992, the Lake Champlain Basin Program has awarded 283 grants to organizations that are helping to meet the long-term pollution prevention and restoration goals for Lake Champlain. Local organizations, communities, citizen groups and the private sector continue to be important partners in implementing the plan for the future of Lake Champlain.

To receive a full listing of LCBP grant opportunities in 1999 or to obtain more information on the Partnership Program or Annual Priorities grants, please contact the Lake Champlain Basin Program at (802) 655-6382 or (800) 468-5227. Applications may also be found on the LCBP web site at

Nicole L. Ballinger Communications Specialist Lake Champlain Basin Program