Oconto County Healthy Lakes Cost Share Program

This Funding Program is to provide financial assistance to associations, organizations and communities to enhance, protect and restore water quality, fish and wildlife habitat, tourism and recreational values.

Successful applicant will be eligible for funds up to 10% of the total project cost if applicant is receiving other state or federal grants, or up to 50% if the applicant is not receiving state or federal grants. A maximum cost share cap will be 10%/50% or $7,000, limited to whichever cap is reached first. The annual funding pool will be set at $35,000 unless otherwise approved by the Land and Water Conservation Committee.

Applications will be accepted from January 2nd to September 1st of each year. The Land and Water Conservation Committee will make final awards by November 1st of that year.