The grant application period is open for CDBG Infrastructure and Resiliency Grant applications. This grant is available to a select group of low-mod communities through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) on behalf of the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF). Criteria are as follows:
A community where 51% of the individuals reside in low to moderate income households.
The community did not receive a 2016 or 2017 ICE Grant or a 2018 Frozen Water Grant AND has a capital improvement plan.
The project will be completed by December 31, 2021
The grant request for traditional infrastructure is between $500,000 and $1,700,000, with up to an additional $300,000 identified as additional costs related to Resiliency/Green Infrastructure water/sewer system improvements
The community has a committed cash match equal to at least 10% of the total project cost. (Special assessments are not allowed.)
The proposed project benefits the entire Low and Moderate Income Community.
The proposed project is located on property owned by the local unit of government and/or only an easement is needed; includes eligible activities for upgrading or replacing an existing public infrastructure system such as water, sewer, and wastewater and any associated infrastructure replacement and associated engineering; includes plans, specs, and a maintenance plan.
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