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Request for Proposals Announced

2005 Opportunities for Action
LCBP Local Implementation Grants

The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) is pleased to invite proposals for 
2005 Local Implementation Grants. Eligible projects will support the 
comprehensive management plan Opportunities for Action: An Evolving Plan 
for the Future of the Lake Champlain Basin. The plan addresses a broad 
range of issues in the basin from protecting water quality to preserving 
cultural heritage resources and encouraging sustainable recreation.

The applications and guidelines for each of the four categories of LCBP 
grants may be
found at our web site or you may call Kathy Jarvis at 1-(800) 
468-5227 (VT & NY) or (802) 372-3213 or email her at [log in to unmask], to 
request a hard copy.

Organizational Support Grants  Up to $4,000 to strengthen the long-term 
effectiveness of watershed, cultural heritage and recreation organizations. 
Due October 14, 2005

Partnership Grants  Up to $5,000 for local projects that emphasize 
community partnerships and collaborative efforts. Due October 14, 2005

Annual Priorities Grants  $5,000  $10,000 to support technical projects 
which address any of the highest priorities in Opportunities for Action. 
Due October 14, 2005

Education & Outreach Grants  Up to $7,500 for projects that increase 
students and/or adults awareness, knowledge, skills, and commitment to key 
Lake Champlain issues identified in the plan. Due November 15, 2005

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Kristin Peterson-Ishaq
Coordinator, Center for Research on Vermont
      and Vermont Studies Program
University of Vermont
589 Main Street, Nolin House
Burlington, VT  05401-3439
Email: <[log in to unmask]>; Telephone: 802-656-8363
Fax: 802-656-8518; Web site: <>