Great Lakes Area of Concern (AOC) Grants


The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) developed the Great Lakes Areas of Concern (AOC) Land Acquisition Grant program to support land acquisition projects within the US Great Lakes AOC that meet NOAA's mission to protect and restore coastal habitats.  Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program (MLSCP) is coordinating the selection of Minnesota projects and will forward applications to NOAA for funding consideration.



Complete information about this funding opportunity may be found in the following:


To Apply

Great Lakes AOC grants are currently closed.

St. Louis River AOC Information


AOC Grant Contact Information

You can direct your questions to Cynthia Poyhonen, Grants Specialist at 218-834-1447 or