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Grants to Michigan County Fairs for
Capital and Building Improvements

County Fairs Capital Improvement Grant

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD)

Deadline Date:

03/18/22 5:00 PM EST

Description:

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Grants to Michigan county fairs for capital improvements and building improvements. Funding is intended for projects to enhance general fairground infrastructure, public safety and security, public health, and other improvements. Eligible projects will have an ongoing impact on the community and on the fair.

Building improvements are costs related to making changes to improve buildings that are used for fair purposes and are owned by the fair association or political subdivision. These improvements will extend the useful life of the building.

Capital improvements are costs related to making changes to improve capital assets, increase their useful life, or add to the value of these assets. Capital improvements may be structural improvements or other renovations to a building or enhance usefulness or productivity.

Indicate the category that best encompasses the project (choose the most appropriate category):

  • Public Safety/Security (Fencing, Lighting, Sound System, etc.)
  • Public Health (Utility Infrastructure, Restrooms, etc.)
  • General Fair Infrastructure (Misc. Structures, Roadwork, Sidewalks, etc.)
  • Other: (i.e. All Non-Fair Activity Improvements, Campsite Improvement, etc.)

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 155225

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$1,430,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants will be awarded a minimum of $1,000 and a maximum of $100,000.

Term of Contract:

Project/Program Duration: May 16, 2022 through August 31, 2023

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development offers this grant opportunity to county fairs.

Eligibility Requirements:
- Fairs incorporated under Act 80 of 1855 – Local Agricultural or Horticultural Society.
- County-owned and operated fairs operating under Act 11 of 1929.
- County fairs that have submitted all required year-end reports for the prior three years.
- Fair Associations leasing their grounds must have a minimum of a five-year lease for the use of the grounds to hold the annual fair and other non-fair events.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Grant Proposals Due: March 18, 2022 at 5:00 PM EST
- Announcement of Recipients: May 6, 2022
- Project/Program Duration: May 16, 2022 through August 31, 2023
- Final Reports Due: September 15, 2023

If your fair is not registered with the State of Michigan as a vendor or customer, please visit https://www.michigan.gov/budget/budget-offices/sigma to register or call (888) 734-9749.

This is a cost reimbursement grant and must have a 50% cash match.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Proposals shall be emailed to Michael Hetherington at: HetheringtonM1@michgan.gov

For more information about this grant opportunity, please contact Michael Hetherington, Financial Specialist, Executive Office, 517-285-8463 or at the email address above.

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
Constitution Hall, 6th Floor
525 W. Allegan Street
P.O. Box 30017
Lansing, MI 48909
800-292-3939
MDA-Info@Michigan.gov

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