Michigan State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)
10/01/19 5:00 PM Postmarked
Grants to Michigan municipalities with eligible status to promote historic preservation at the grassroots level. Funding is intended for education, community-based planning, identification, rehabilitation, and registration activities. Municipalities must be recognized as Certified Local Governments.
The current Michigan CLG communities are Allegan, Ann Arbor, Battle Creek, Bay City, Birmingham, Boyne City, Calumet, Canton Township, Detroit, East Lansing, Escanaba, Farmington Hills, Franklin, Grand Rapids, Holland, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Manistee, Mason, Menominee, Monroe, Mount Clemens, Charter Township of Northville, Northville, Owosso, Rochester Hills, Saline, Washtenaw County, Ypsilanti.
Each year, the SHPO staff develops broad goals for the Historic Preservation Program, based upon the Michigan Comprehensive Historic Preservation Plan. Projects that effectively address these goals in the following areas are eligible for funding:
Education, Identification, Registration, and Planning Projects:
Rehabilitation Planning & Rehabilitation Projects:
Allowable costs for Education, Identification, Registration, and Planning projects can be found at https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mshda/MSHDA_SHPO_20190701_FY_20_CLG_EIRP_Manual_FINAL_659427_7.pdf#page=21.
GrantWatch ID#: 163976
- Education, Identification, Registration, and Planning Projects: Approximately $100,000 will be sub-granted to CLGs.
- Rehabilitation Planning & Rehabilitation Projects: The minimum grant award is $10,000.
Education, Identification, Registration, and Planning Projects: Work must be under agreement during the current fiscal year (October 1 to September 30) and must be completed by June of the following year unless a formal project extension is requested by the CLG and approved by the SHPO. Assume that grant agreements will be executed no sooner than June 1. Work cannot begin until a grant agreement is executed.
Rehabilitation Planning & Rehabilitation Projects: Awarded grants will have until September 30, 2021 to complete the project work.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit application to:
Via U.S. Mail, UPS, Federal Express, or DHL:
Joelle Letts, Grants Manager/Budget Analyst
Michigan Economic Development Corporation
300 North Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48913
Questions regarding the application process should be addressed to:
Questions regarding Certified Local Governments should be addressed to:
State Historic Preservation Office
Michigan State Housing Development Authority
735 E. Michigan Avenue
PO Box 30044
Lansing, MI 48909
The current Michigan CLG communities are: Allegan, Ann Arbor, Battle Creek, Bay City, Birmingham, Boyne City, Calumet, Canton Township, Detroit, East Lansing, Escanaba, Farmington Hills, Franklin, Grand Rapids, Holland, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Manistee, Mason, Menominee, Monroe, Mount Clemens, Charter Township of Northville, Northville, Owosso, Rochester Hills, Saline, Washtenaw County, Ypsilanti.
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