Senators Peters, Stabenow Announce Support for Saugatuck Township Fire District

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters today announced $137,620 for the Saugatuck Township Fire District in Allegan County. This grant comes through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program and the Fire Prevention and Safety Program.

On Earth Day, Peters Cosponsors Bill to Permanently Authorize and Fully Fund the Land...

U.S. Senators Gary Peters (MI) announced today that he is co-sponsoring legislation to permanently authorize and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which is set to expire September 30. The LWCF uses revenues from offshore oil and gas to create and protect national parks, areas around rivers and lakes, national forests, and national wildlife refuges, and to provide matching grants for state and local parks and recreation projects.

Senator Stabenow Applauds Selection of Michigan State University for Grant to Address Water Quality

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today applauded the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) announcement that Michigan State University has been awarded a $900,000 grant to work with farmers to address critical water problems in rural communities and agriculture watersheds

Senator Stabenow Announces Support for Two Northern Michigan Community Projects

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today announced support for the Gladwin County District Library and Hayes Township's community kitchen. This funding comes through the USDA's Rural Development Community Facility Grant program, which funds critical infrastructure in rural communities across the country

MPSC Approves Additional $22 Million in 2015 Michigan Energy Assistance Program Grants

Low-income households struggling to pay utility bills may be able to get assistance through an additional $22 million in Michigan Energy Assistance Program grants to eight of the organizations previously awarded funds for 2015.

Gov. Rick Snyder approves $24.7 million in outdoor recreation development, acquisition grants

Gov. Rick Snyder today signed legislation creating more outdoor recreation opportunities for local communities and authorizing nearly $24.7 million in Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) grants.

MSHDA Announces Community Development Grant for Arenac County

Michigan State Housing Development Authority’s (MSHDA) community development division announced that Arenac County will receive $295,000 in community development grant money.

Congressman Dan Kildee Announces Nearly $14 Million in Federal Grants to Michigan for Affordable...

Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) announced today over $13.8 million in federal grants that will be awarded to tribes across Michigan to support affordable housing for Native Americans. The Native American Housing Block Grants (NAHBG) will help develop and modernize affordable housing units as part of the Native American Housing and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA), which Congressman Kildee had a major role in working to reauthorize in Congress.

Congressman Dan Kildee Announces Over $3.2 Million in Federal Housing Grants throughout Mid-Michigan

Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today announced over $3.2 million in federal grants being awarded to local-area housing commissions in Genesee, Saginaw, Bay and Iosco counties. The federal grants, issued through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) 2015 Capital Fund, will help to modernize and develop public housing in multiple cities across the Fifth Congressional District.

MSHDA Awards Habitat for Humanity Michigan $1.1-Million Grant for Production of Affordable Housing

Habitat for Humanity Michigan (HFHM) was recently awarded a $1.1-million grant from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) to assist with the production of affordable housing for low- and very low-income families.

Conyers Hails $1 Million in Great Lakes Restoration Grant Funding for Green Infrastructure Projects

DETROIT - March 31, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that $1,000,000 in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Shoreline Cities grant funding would be provided to the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department’s Near East Side Drainage District for two green infrastructure projects to ensure clean water in the region by preventing stormwater from contaminating the Great Lakes. In particular, a portion of the EPA grant would fund a program to convert vacant publicly owned lots in Detroit’s Lower Eastside into green space; the remainder of the EPA grant will be allocated towards the installation of green infrastructure at Detroit’s Recovery Park

MSHDA Awards Nearly $600,000 in Housing Counseling Grants to Agencies That Provide Foreclosure-related Services

LANSING, Mich. - December 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Executive Director Scott Woosley today announced three counseling agencies will receive National Mortgage Settlement (NMS) Fund grants to help homeowners avoid or recover from foreclosure

MSHDA Announces Nearly $674,000 in Housing Counseling Grants

LANSING, Mich. - October 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Executive Director Scott Woosley today announced three counseling agencies will receive National Mortgage Settlement (NMS) Fund grants to assist homeowners with counseling needs stemming from the national foreclosure crisis.

45 communities receive water protection grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The DEQ today announced 45 communities will receive nearly $500,000 through the Wellhead Protection Grant Program to safeguard public water supply systems.

MSHDA Awards Over $2 Million in Housing Resource Fund Grants

LANSING, MI - September 16, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Scott Woosley, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), today announced more than $2 million in Housing Resource Fund (HRF) grants, which will allow home rehabilitation and emergency repair projects to move forward across the state


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.


$500,000 in Grants Awarded for Recycling Education and Infrastructure

Multiple communities across the state are getting a boost in their recycling education and infrastructure projects thanks to $500,000 in grants from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ).