NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
National Coastal Resilience Fund
Project Title: Facilitating Development of Coastal Resilience Projects for Great Lakes Shoreline Communities
Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative
Project ID:

The project will work with coastal communities to assess critical coastal resilience needs; identify solutions for mitigating risks to specific infrastructure or community assets; assess project feasibility, including fish and wildlife benefits; outline project development needs and funding sources; and provide direction on next steps to enable communities to implement coastal resilience projects.

The project’s outcome is to enable communities to develop and advance implementation of high-value projects that prevent or minimize impacts to assets in coastal areas while benefitting fish and wildlife, and facilitating interjurisdictional collaboration on coastal resilience needs and opportunities.

Award Amount:
The project includes focus areas in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and west Michigan and southeast Michigan. It will include work with multiple coastal jurisdictions on Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, and Lake Erie.