Grant Opportunities: Neighborhood Improvement • Historic Preservation

March 7, 2014

Neighborhood Improvement Assistance available from MSHDA

Michigan State Housing Development Authority’s (MSHDA) MiNeighborhood program provides technical assistance and guidance to available resources that help improve residential areas in the proximity (within a ¼- ½ miles) of traditional commercial districts.

Design Workshop Grants for Rural Communities

The Citizens’ Institute on Real Design will match $7,000 in funds to support planning for and hosting a two-day design workshop focused on enhancing quality of life and economic vitality in their communities (50,000 people or fewer).
Interested? Please apply here.

Michigan Historic Preservation Network (MHPN) Loan Program

What: A fund that provides loans for repairs to historic buildings.
How Much: $1,000 to $15,000
For Whom: Non‐profit organizations, municipalities, Downtown Development Authorities (DDA), and religious organizations that own property that is more than 50 years old.
From Whom: Michigan Historic Preservation Network
How to Apply: The application PDF is on this page, along with full information.


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State of Michigan offering $100,000 Sewer, Water, and Road Grants

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is offering grants up to $100,000 to help qualifying rural communities fund local sewer, water, and road projects. The application deadline is January 16, 2018. Last year’s recipient projects include: City of Munising, M–28 to Foster Street Project, $150,000 Houghton County, Houghton County Airpark Sewer System, […]

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City of Montague Takes Action to Save Local Road

As Dowling Street leaves downtown Montague, it climbs a steep hill. The hill’s foundation is mostly sand, and an old retaining wall and vegetation rooted on its side slope kept it from sliding away. Over the last several years, the hill’s side slope eroded and slumped, threatening to take the sidewalk and part of the […]

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Walker Pedestrian Tunnel at M-45 wins ITE Award

Congratulations to the City of Walker and our P&N project team on the success of the Fred Meijer Standale Trail Pedestrian Tunnel at M–45 project. The project won the 2017 Transportation Achievement Award from the Michigan Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). This award recognizes excellence in the advancement of transportation to meet human needs. The […]

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Prein&Newhof chosen for PSMJ 2017 Circle of Excellence

Prein&Newhof is pleased to announce that PSMJ Resources, Inc. selected our company as a 2017 Circle of Excellence member. This is our fourth consecutive year receiving this recognition. PSMJ Resources, Inc. is a leading management consulting firm for the architecture and engineering industries. Each year it conducts a financial performance benchmark survey of firms, recognizing the top […]

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