Grants

  • Grant Projects – Michigan Coastal Zone Management Program

    The Michigan Coastal Zone Management Program (MCZMP) within the Office of the Great Lakes, Department of Environmental Quality has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for grant projects that will start January 1, 2014.  Projects should protect the Great Lakes coastal resources by fostering environmentally-friendly development of economically and socially vibrant coastal communities. Download the […]

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  • $654 million wastewater, stormwater funding bills signed into law

    New State of Michigan grants available for asset management programs, planning Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley signed HB 5673 and SBs 1155 through 1158 into law late last week, authorizing an investment of $654,000,000 in grants and loans for wastewater and stormwater infrastructure. MDEQ’s Revolving Loan Section will manage the funds and develop the application process, […]

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  • Volunteer river, stream and creek cleanup grants available

    Source: MDEQ The DEQ and Great Lakes Commission today announced $25,000 in small grants available to support local efforts to clean up Michigan rivers, streams and creeks. Michigan’s Volunteer River, Stream and Creek Cleanup Program supports grants to local units of government to help clean up Michigan waterways. Local units of government may partner with […]

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  • Community tree planting grant applications now available

    The Department of Natural Resources and the DTE Energy Foundation announced today that applications for the 2013 DTE Energy Foundation Tree Planting grant program are now available. Eligible applicants include local units of government, nonprofit organizations, tribes and schools that: Are located within the service territory of DTE Energy’s utility subsidiaries Detroit Edison and MichCon; […]

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  • Coastal Grants Available from US Fish & Wildlife Service

    The Coastal Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides technical and financial assistance to coastal communities and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands. The Coastal Program is not a conventional grants program–it does not solicit projects through a request for proposals. Instead, projects are developed strategically, […]

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  • Wastewater, Stormwater Planning Grants up to $2,000,000 Brewing in State Legislature

    P&N is closely tracking HB 5673-5676 and SB 1155-1158, which we expect Governor Snyder to sign before 2012 ends. We participated in the committee that developed this concept, and we are in close contact with Legislators and regulators as the bills move through the adoption process. Grants up to $1,000,000 with 10% match, and $2,000,000 […]

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  • Water Fluoridation Grants Announced

    If you do not fluoridate your water, or if your fluoridation equipment needs replacement, you should look at this grant opportunity. Michigan’s 2013 Community Water Fluoridation Equipment Grant webinar is scheduled for November 28 from 2 to 3 p.m.   The webinar will discuss the benefits of fluoridation, identify strategies to complete the RFP, review […]

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  • Downtown Infrastructure Grants announced for Low to Moderate Income Communities

    The Michigan Economic Development Corporation will accept grant applications until December 21, 2012 for grants of up to $750,000 to low- to moderate income communities for downtown infrastructure improvements. Eligible projects include parking lots, streetscapes, sidewalks, sewer, water and storm pipelines among others. Qualifying communities and designated eligible areas are listed here. The grant application […]

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  • Dam Removal Grants Available

    MDNR has announced that $2.35 million in grants will be available to remove dams. Applications are due December 5, 2012. P&N has four successful dam removals and several dam removal studies to its credit. Here are some of them. If you are interested in pursuing one of these grants, contact Jim Hegarty.

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  • Grant Advisory from Jason Washler

    I met yesterday with three members of EPA Region 5 to review the Lake Street project in Whitehall, and I learned the following: Over half the projects that received money during the first round of funding were in EPA Areas of Concern (AOC).  80% of the projects that received money during the second round of […]

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