The MLACF accepts grant applications
June 1 through September 15
for projects in the Mille Lacs Lake Watershed area (see below) that focus on one or more of the following:
Environmental stewardship and community beautification
Protecting and promoting water quality, natural habitats and green spaces.
Conducting outdoor recreational events and opportunities in environmentally conscientious ways.
Sustainable farming and food programs
Bringing thoughtfully raised, nutrient-rich foods to the hungry in our communities.
Bringing natural history to life through art, cultural events and storytelling and recognizing volunteers who drive the vitality of our area.
Apply for a Grant
Eligible applicants include organizations within the geographic area defined as the Mille Lacs Lake Watershed area:
501(c)(3) nonprofits, school districts, other local units of government and community groups operating through a mission-related fiscal host with the appropriate tax-exempt status.
The Mille Lacs Lake Watershed area includes: Cities of Isle, Garrison, Onamia, Vineland and Wahkon; Mille Lacs Band of the Ojibwe; Townships of Bay Lake, Eastside, Garrison, Hazelton, Isle Harbor, Kathio, Lakeside, Malmo, Roosevelt, South Harbor and Wealthwood.