Water First: Foundation coalition puts focus on water protections

February 2019

A water-focused effort to improve green infrastructure across eight counties in northwest Lower Michigan brought together five community foundations.

The coalition of foundations is expected to invest at least $500,000 toward the effort to develop innovative water policies and green infrastructure. Nonprofit Networks Northwest will design this program to support local communities' activities to protect water resources.

The idea is to encourage cities and villages to make water a top priority in decision-making, an effort called the Water First Initiative.

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