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.