Frequently Asked Questions

What is Blue Accounting?

Blue Accounting is a groundbreaking new initiative and online platform that will provide cutting-edge information services about the Great Lakes never before available in one place. This data-driven program will help our leaders manage the world’s largest freshwater ecosystem in a more collaborative, effective and holistic manner.

How is Blue Accounting funded?

Blue Accounting has received cornerstone $4 million grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and additional support from the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation and the Joyce Foundation.

Who is running Blue Accounting?

Blue Accounting is a partnership between the Great Lakes Commission and Michigan Chapter of The Nature Conservancy.

How is Blue Accounting different from previous efforts?

Blue Accounting adds value to existing management efforts by providing decision-makers a big picture view of complex issues and relevant information so they can set priorities and allocate resources most efficiently.

Who can I contact for more information about Blue Accounting?

Please visit our Contact page.