The Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership (CVNHP) seeks proposals for projects to protect, restore, interpret, and showcase the historical resources and cultural heritage of the Champlain Valley.
The CVNHP anticipates awarding over $100,000 across four grant categories:
Proposals must be received by the LCBP by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, October 1, 2018.
The grant program is a key component of the CVNHP’s mission to recognize the importance of the historical, cultural, and recreational resources of the Champlain Valley; to preserve, protect, and interpret those resources; to enhance the tourism economy; and to encourage partnerships among state, provincial and local governments and non-profit organizations in New York, Quebec, and Vermont.
The grants will be awarded in cooperation with the Lake Champlain Basin Program and the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission. Funds to support these awards are anticipated from the National Park Service and the Great Lakes Fishery Commission.
Grant guidelines and applications for each category are found on the Lake Champlain Basin Program’s website at https://www.lcbp.org/grants. Volunteer peer reviewers will evaluate and rank the proposals, and will develop the funding recommendations for the Lake Champlain Steering Committee to consider.
For further information about these grant opportunities or to obtain hard copies of the guidelines and applications, please contact the Lake Champlain Basin Program office, 54 West Shore Road, Grand Isle, VT 05458 or call at (802) 372-3213 or call (800) 468-5227.