Michigan Municipal Leauge Review Magazine March/April 2023

Recreation Passport Grants Program Program Objective: To provide funding to local units to develop new public recreation facilities or renovate existing facilities. Criteria: Emphasizes renovations to existing facilities that have outlived their useful life expectancy. Projects require a 25-percent applicant match. Full criteria can be found in the application guidelines booklet. Eligibility: Cities, villages, townships, and counties, or any combination thereof in which an authority is legally established to provide public recreation, or the Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority or regional recreation authorities formed under the Recreational Authorities Act, 2000 PA 321, or trailway commissions formed under Part 721, Michigan Trailways Act, 1994 PA 451. Application Process: 1. Submittal of the grant application in MiGrants 2. Evaluation by DNR staff 3. Recommendation by DNR staff to DNR Director 4. Approval by the DNR Director Deadline: April 1 each year. Timeline: Grant award notification is expected in December. Project agreements will be offered shortly after the award notification. Dollar Amount Available: $7,500 to $150,000. Contact: Christie Bayus, Grants Management, at 517.242.8737 or BayusC@Michigan.gov or Grants management staff.

2023: The Year of Building Bridges

Get ready for a fourth year of Bridge Builders! The Bridge Builders Microgrants program offers small, one-time grants to people or organizations within Michigan Municipal League member communities. Applications open this spring, so start dreaming about what you could do to bring people together and celebrate what makes your community special.

Learn more at the link below or scan the QR code: mmlfoundation.org/projects/bridge-builders-microgrants/





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