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, $80,000
  • Mason County Growth Alliance, LEAD and Interconnected Trails, $35,000
  • Michigamme Township, Certified Operator for the Wastewater Treatment Facility, $26,500
  • Village of Ellsworth, Engineering Plan for Community Sanitary Sewer System, $32,000

You can learn more by reading MDARD’s Grant Guidelines or by contacting Jim Hegarty, PE at

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