Grants

  • New MEDC Funding Available – Infrastructure & Resiliency (IR) Grant Program

    Time is of essence on this funding source due to a short timeline turnaround!  On behalf of the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is accepting applications for new projects under the State of Michigan’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Infrastructure and Resiliency (IR) Program! If you’re a community listed on the […]

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  • EPA offering $14 Million in Grants for water quality trading projects

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting applications for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants until July 12, 2019. EPA expects to award a total of $14 million for about 30 projects in five categories addressing excess nutrients and stormwater runoff. The GLRI was launched in 2010 to accelerate efforts to protect and restore […]

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  • Grant Application Window Open for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Projects

    The Nonpoint Source Program is requesting proposals for fiscal year 2019 funding for watershed projects. The goal is to protect and restore impaired waters from nonpoint source (NPS) pollution. Funding may be used for physical improvements, information/education strategies, land use planning, the installation of easements, and related activities. Projects must address specific sources of nonpoint […]

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  • USDA-RD funding options available for water projects

    The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development has several programs to assist businesses and municipalities with infrastructure issues in rural areas. The USDA–RD Michigan office recently announced that they have additional appropriation from the federal office for its Water and Waste Disposal Grant and Low Interest Loan Program. This program provides funding for clean and reliable drinking […]

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  • MDNR offering $3.6M in grants to fight Invasive Species

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is now accepting proposals for projects that will help prevent and control invasive species. Through the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program (MISGP), $3.6 million is expected to be available to applicants in 2018. The program is part of a statewide initiative to prevent and control species that can cause […]

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  • State of MI offering rebates for LED lighting

    To encourage energy waste reduction, the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) is offering rebates for conversion to light-emitting diodes (LEDs). There are two programs with money available for distribution: 2018 LED Streetlight Rebate Program 2018 LED Buildings (Public & Nonprofit) Interior and Exterior Lighting Rebate Program MAE will match utility rebates up to 25 % […]

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  • Applications for MDNR Recreation Grants Due April 1

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently announced increased funding limits for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and for the Recreation Passport (RP) Grants for 2018. The LWCF maximum grant is $300,000, up from $150,000 last year, and the RP maximum grant is $150,000 increased from $75,000. Eligible projects include: Acquisition of property for recreation Development […]

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  • SOGL Grants Available for Environmental Restoration

    Sustain Our Great Lakes is offering up to $5.4 million for projects in the Great Lakes basin in 2018. Grant funding will be awarded in four categories: Stream and Riparian Habitat Coastal Wetlands Green Stormwater Infrastructure Special Initiative: Technical Assistance for Michigan Landowners Important Information: Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and state, tribal […]

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  • Great Lakes Fishery Trust Offers $500,000 in Grants

    The Great Lakes Fishery Trust (GLFT) announced this month that it has $500,000 available for grants to remove dams, improve Great Lakes wetlands, and perform stream crossing inventories. The application deadline is February 23, 2018. For more information about this opportunity, contact Jim Hegarty, PE or read more here.

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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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