Long Island Sound Futures Fund (LISFF)
Throwe Environmental serves as the Field Liaison for the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and Long Island Sound Study’s (LISS) Long Island Sound Futures Fund (LISFF). The LISFF covers the entire Long Island Sound watershed, which includes parts of New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire. Since 2005, the LISFF has awarded approx. $32M in grant funding in projects to improve water quality, restore the natural environment, and engage and inform communities about the importance of a healthy Long Island Sound.
As Field Liaison for LISFF, Throwe Environmental offers support to potential grantees to develop project proposals in the Upper Basin states of the Sound’s watershed (Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and the geography outside coastal Connecticut). Throwe supports the LISFF program by promoting awareness of and opportunities for LISFF grant funding across the Upper Basin and by providing guidance and technical field assistance to support development of nitrogen prevention or reduction planning/design or implementation project proposals in the Upper Basin.
NFWF announced $5.4M in 2021 Long Island Sound Futures Fund grant awards to communities and organizations across the LIS watershed. The awards carry a $10.2M total conservation impact. Read more
Throwe Environmental is pleased to be selected as Field Liaison to the LISFF. The Throwe team looks forward to working with NFWF and LISS to support the Program across the Upper Basin of Long Island Sound. Read more