Aquatic Invasive Species Grants to Great Lakes Tribes Fiscal Year 2016 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative – Under FY16 appropriations to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) anticipates providing grants to support implementation of Great Lakes Tribal Aquatic Invasive Nuisance Species Management Plans (Tribal Plans). Two year grant awards will be used by Tribes for activities that directly relate to the protection and restoration of the Great Lakes and Great Lakes Basin. Priorities for funding will include FY14 GLRI AIS grant expenditure rates, Description of accomplishments that resulted from implementing past Tribal Plan grants (enumerated for each of the performance metrics listed in GLRI Action Plan II), and Projections of accomplishments (enumerated for each of the performance metrics listed in GLRI Action Plan II). Grant proposals will be submitted either through Grants.gov, or via email to the address listed in section VIII of the Notice of Funding Opportunity. Current Closing Date for Applications: March 22, 2016.