MSHDA grants $1 million for statewide homeowner repair and rehab

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority recently announced just over $1 million in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) grants, which will allow home rehabilitation and repair projects to move forward across the state

Huron County Receives $50,000 Grant to Alleviate Economic Impact of Harbor Beach Power Plant...

U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) applauded the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) approval of a $50,000 grant to establish an economic development plan to support capital investment and job creation in Huron County in light of the closure of DTE’s Harbor Beach power plant:

Inn on Water Street Receives $642,000 Redevelopment Grant

U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) applauded the Michigan Strategic Fund’s (MSF) approval of a $642,000 Michigan Community Revitalization Program grant awarded to the Inn on Water Street, LLC to help with the redevelopment of downtown Marine City

Dingell Announces $2.2 Million in Grants to Combat Veteran Homelessness

U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced that Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency in Wyandotte and Southwest Counseling Solutions in Dearborn/Dearborn Heights will receive grants totaling $2,209,325 from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as part of an ongoing initiative to prevent homelessness among Veterans and their families. The grants are awarded through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.

Gov. Rick Snyder approves nearly $28 million in outdoor recreation development and acquisition grants

More opportunities for quality outdoor recreation will be available from $28 million in Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grants under legislation signed today by Gov. Rick Snyder.

Historical Association of South Haven receives $60,000 for South Pier Light preservation

Locals and tourists in South Haven will be able to enjoy a well-maintained historic icon for years to come thanks to a Michigan Lighthouse Assistance Program grant. The Historical Association of South Haven (HASH) will receive $60,000 to continue its work to preserve and protect the South Pier Light, Michigan State Housing Development Authority’s Executive Director Kevin Elsenheimer and State Historic Preservation Officer Brian Conway announced.

Michigan Gaming Control Board grants MGM Grand Detroit, LLC, approvals to participate in a...

The Michigan Gaming Control Board today granted necessary approvals for MGM Resorts International (MGM), the parent of MGM Grand Detroit, LLC, to move forward with its proposal to reorganize and move certain real property into a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT).

Consumers Energy Foundation Recognizes Employee, Retiree Volunteers with $122,500 in Grants to Nonprofits in...

The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today it has recently awarded grants worth $122,500 to nonprofit organizations across Michigan to recognize outstanding volunteerism by Consumers Energy employees and retirees

MSHDA Awards $825k Affordable Housing Grant to Habitat for Humanity Michigan

A minimum of 61 families will be one step closer to owning a home with help from an $825,000 grant awarded to Habitat for Humanity Michigan by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority

Senator Stabenow Announces Support for Downtown Marquette Farmers Market

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today announced $71,290 for the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market. The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farmers Market Promotion Program, which helps expand access to farmers markets and develop new opportunities for farmers to sell locally.

Dingell Announces Grant to Help Prevent & End Veteran Homelessness

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced that Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency in Wyandotte will receive a $637,122 grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to continue their work providing housing and other services to homeless and low-income veteran families. The grant is awarded through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.

Dingell Announces $11.3 Million in Research Grants for University of Michigan

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced that the University of Michigan will receive eight awards worth $11,309,467 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research in a variety of academic areas

DNR, DTE Energy Foundation award nearly $160,000 in tree-planting grants

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the DTE Energy Foundation today announced the award of grants totaling $159,825 to 41 communities in Michigan for local tree-planting projects. Grants awarded under this program will be used to help purchase approximately 2,000 trees of various species and sizes to be planted this fall or next spring

Rep. Miller Applauds $3.1 Million Grant to Blue Water Community Action for Head Start...

U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) applauded the announcement by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Head Start to grant Blue Water Community Action (BWCA), $3,134,003 over 5 years to continue Head Start and Early Head Start Programs.

Marquette County receives $566,400 for rehabilitation of Mather Inn

Residents in search of walkable and affordable downtown living in Ishpeming will find new options on the upper floors of the former Mather Inn. Twelve affordable rental units will be created using a Community Development Block Grant awarded to Marquette County by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.


New shorelands program helps waterfront homeowners improve shorelines, inland lakes

The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership recently launched a program to help lakefront homeowners understand best practices to protect their shoreland and inland lakes. The Michigan Shoreland Stewards Program will recognize inland lake property owners who are using healthy property management practices to protect their inland lake and offer tips to improve the shoreline further.


MAE, MPSC unveil new web page on implementation of energy legislation,...

The Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) and the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today unveiled a new web page dedicated to the efforts underway to implement Michigan’s new energy laws (Public Act 341 (PA 341) and Public Act 342 (PA 342) of 2016) and opportunities for public involvement.