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GLRPPR Contacts: Great Lakes Protection Fund

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Great Lakes Protection Fund
1560 Sherman Avenue, Suite 880
Evanston, Illinois 60201
Telephone: 847-425-8150

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  • Regional

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  • The Great Lakes Protection Fund is a private, nonprofit corporation formed in 1989 by the Governors of the Great Lakes States. It is a permanent environmental endowment that supports collaborative actions to improve the health of the Great Lakes ecosystem. The Fund's Board of Directors is comprised of two governor appointed representatives from each member state. The Board of Directors meets quarterly and governs the Fund's operation. Members of the Fund staff perform the day-to-day functions.

    To date, the Fund had made 192 grants and program related investments representing more than $40.6 million in regional projects to improve the health of the Great Lakes ecosystem.

    The Fund seeks projects that: lead to tangible improvements in the health of the Great Lakes ecosystem, promote the interdependence of healthy ecological and economic systems, and are innovative, creative, and venturesome.

GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).


One East Hazelwood Drive; Champaign, IL; 61820; (800) 407-0261;