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Reminder: October 29 deadline for EPA Great Lakes Biology Monitoring Program applications


On Aug. 30, 2021, the Great Lakes National Program Office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a request for applications for a project to complete sample collection and analyses in support of the Zooplankton, Mysis, and Benthic components of the Great Lakes Biology Monitoring Program. The deadline for applications is Oct. 29, 2021.

Applications for this opportunity must be submitted to EPA through by 10:59 p.m. Central Time / 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time to be considered for funding. View this funding opportunity on

Visit the RFA web page for funding opportunity details and answers to questions that have been received to date. The GLBMP is funded by the GLRI. 2021 RFA for Great Lakes Biology Monitoring Program: Zooplankton, Mysis, and Benthic Components

Under this competition, approximately $6,750,000 may be awarded for one cooperative agreement over approximately five years, consisting of incremental funding of about $1,350,000 per year.