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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Cherry Capital Airport Receives MDOT-AERO Award

Congratulations to the Northwestern Regional Airport Commission at Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City on its recognition as Airport of the Year by MDOT–AERO (Michigan Department of Transportation–Aeronautics) for its outstanding efforts associated with the rehabilitation and extension of Runway 10/28. Prein&Newhof’s airport team worked for 10+ years with TVC staff, the Northwestern Regional Airport Commission, […]

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President Trump’s water infrastructure proposal shifts current funding models

By Jim Hegarty, PE The University of North Carolina’s Environmental Finance Center recently shared an article highlighting four proposed White House initiatives that could change business as usual in the water infrastructure funding world. The four concepts introduced in it are: $100 billion in incentives for projects that increase revenue streams and support economic development. A […]

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Thomas Smith named Chair of MSFA

Congratulations to P&N Senior Project Manager Thomas A. Smith, PE, CFM who was recently named Chair of the Michigan Stormwater–Floodplain Association (MSFA). Tom has been a member of MSFA for 15 years, and has served on the Board of Directors since 2010. As Chair, he is responsible for presiding over MSFA Executive Board Meetings and the annual […]

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P&N Professional Jonathan Nelson earns PE License

Prein&Newhof is proud to announce that Jonathan Nelson recently earned his Professional Engineer (PE) license in the State of Michigan. To earn the PE license in the State of Michigan, individuals must earn a four–year college degree, pass the Fundamentals of Engineering exam, work under a Professional Engineer for at least four years, and pass the Principles and […]

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