Grant Programs & Success Stories

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Grant help and success stories by category: Drainage & Flood Mitigation, Roads & Streets, Downtowns, Bridges, Parks & Recreation, Water & Wastewater, Job- and Poverty-Related Grants

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Grant Programs & Success Stories

  1. 1. Doing More with LessGrant Programs & Success StoriesJason Washler, P.E.March 2012
  2. 2. IntroductionWhat’s changed?• Grants have been around for a long time• In 2008, grants via the Federal stimulus legislation created Over-Stimulation for Free Money
  3. 3. IntroductionFree money? Not so fast.• Your Money to Begin with• A Federal Credit Card DrawFuture for GrantsLeverage
  4. 4. Drainage & Flood Mitigation
  5. 5. FEMA GrantsProgram Overview• Flood Mitigation Assistance • Fix-up after floods• Hazard Mitigation Post- Disaster • Remove hazards for new floods York Creek Overflow Detention• Pre-Disaster Mitigation • Remove hazards before floods
  6. 6. FEMA Pre-Disaster Mitigation GrantYork Creek Drain• FEMA Grant: $430,000• Local Match: $140,000• Total: $570,000
  7. 7. USDA Watershed Protection ProgramProgram Overview• Natural Resources Conservation Service Program• Flood Damage Restoration• 75% to 90% Grants Ottawa County Drain
  8. 8. Roads & Streets
  9. 9. STP Small Urban ProgramProgram Overview• Part of the Federal Surface Transportation Program• $375k available each year to small urban communities 5,000 to 50,000• 20% local match Dowling Street, Montague• $8,946,000 in 2010
  10. 10. Transportation Economic Dev. Fund (TEDF)Program Overview• ACT 51 Communities• Industry Development• Traffic Congestion• All Season Rural Roads• Commercial Forests• Rural Streets Harvey Street, Norton Shores• Situation-driven• Multi-Million $$ Awards Possible
  11. 11. TEDF- Cat. FPeach Street, Hart• MDOT RTF Grant: $267,000• MEDC ICE Grant $260,000• Local Match: $30,000• Total: $557,000
  12. 12. Transportation Economic Dev. Fund (TEDF)Winston Road, Rothbury• TEDF Cat A: $1,020,000• TEDF Cat D: $100,000• STP Rural: $150,000• Local Match: $27,000• Total: $1,297,000 Sold Millings = $20,000 Local Match = $7,000!!!
  13. 13. Downtowns
  14. 14. Transportation Enhancement Program (TEP)Greenville Streetscape• TEP Grant: $973,000• Small Urban Grant: $240,000• DDA Revenue Bond: $4,750,000• Total: $5,963,500
  15. 15. Coastal Management ProgramMontague Downtown Parking• CZM Grant: $40,000• Private Donations: $42,000• Total: $82,000
  16. 16. Mich. Economic Development Corp. (MEDC)Program Overview• Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)• Infrastructure Capacity Enhancement (ICE) Grant to $750k• Downtown Infrastructure Downtown Galesburg (DIG) Grant to $750k• CAT Team
  17. 17. Bridges
  18. 18. MDOT Local Bridge ProgramProgram Overview• 95% Grant for eligible costs • Bridge & approach construction only • ROW, DE, & CE not eligible• Regional Bridge Council, 3- year plan• Applications due June 1
  19. 19. MDOT Local Bridge ProgramPrairie Street Bridge, Villageof Muir• Local Bridge Program $2,850,000• ROW, DE, CE & Construction Match $600,000
  20. 20. MDOT Local Bridge ProgramPrairie Street Bridge, Village of Muir• Funding Strategy • Break it into manageable pieces. • Regional collaboration.• Grant/Loan Programs • DNR Trust Fund • DNR Recreation Passport Grants • USDA Rural Business Enterprise Grant • MDOT Enhancement Grant, Historic Preservation • MEDC ICE or DIG
  21. 21. MDOT Local Bridge ProgramPrairie Street Bridge, Village of Muir• Other Stakeholders • Ionia County Board of Commissioners • Ionia County Road Commission • Lyons Township • Ionia Public Schools • Emergency Services • Homeland Security
  22. 22. MDOT Local Bridge ProgramPrairie Street Bridge, Village of Muir• Local Share / Village of Muir • Grassroots Fundraising • Street Fund • General Fund • Special Assessment • Dedicated Millage
  23. 23. Parks & Recreation
  24. 24. Mich. Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF)Program Overview• Recreation Plan required• $300,000 maximum grants• 25 % minimum match• $100 MM in 2010• Parks and recreation projects• Urban areas a plus Cannon Trail• Land acquisition• Non-motorized trails• April 1 Deadline• Very competitive
  25. 25. Mich. Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF)North Bank Trail, SpringLake & Crockery Townships• MNRTF: $230,000• MDOT TE: $390,000• Local Fund Raising: $100,000• Spring Lake Twp: $115,000• Crockery Twp: $0!!!• Total Project: $835,000
  26. 26. Mich. Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF)Big Rapids Riverwalk• MNRTF: $493,300• Great Lakes Fishery Trust*: $200,000• Local Fund Raising: $250,000• City Funds: $56,700• Total Project: $1,000,000*For river access
  27. 27. Mich. Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF)Cannon Township Trail• MNRTF Grant: $500,000• Millage*: $501,000• General Fund: $299,000• Project: $1,300,000*$167,000/year for 3 years
  28. 28. Mich. Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF)Grand Island Park LandAcquisition,Plainfield Township • MNRTF: $520,000 • Total: $520,000
  29. 29. Transportation Enhancement Program (TEP)Program Overview• Streetscapes• Non-Motorized Trails• Historic Transportation Structures• 20% Local Match Required• Very competitive Beeline Trail Saugatuck to Holland• Applications accepted year- round• $1,500,000+ Possible
  30. 30. Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality (CMAQ)Program Overview• Air Quality Improvement• Targets EPA Clean Air Violations• Pedestrians & Bikes• Ride Sharing• Public Transport Projects I-196 Pedestrian Overpass, Holland• Traffic Flow Improvements• 20% Match
  31. 31. Safe Routes to School (SRTS)Program Overview• 100% Grant Funded Projects• Schools Initiate Request• Encourages walking, bicycling• Health improvements• Air quality improvements
  32. 32. Safe Routes to School (SRTS)Hillside Learning & Behavior Center, City of Allegan• Grant: $370,000• Project Included: • 8’ sidewalk along M-222 & M-40 • Refuge islands with flashing beacons • 6,000 feet of 5’ sidewalks in residential neighborhood • Community outreach event
  33. 33. Coastal Management ProgramProgram Overview• Coastal Public Access• Restore Coastal Habitats• Redevelop Coastal Waterfronts• $50,000 to $60,000 Available Park Pavilion, Fruitport
  34. 34. Waterways ProgramProgram Overview• Recreational Boating Focus• Marinas• Boat Launches• 50% Match• 5% Match Low-Income Communities Ludington Municipal Marina
  35. 35. U.S. Department of EnergyCannon Township• Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program• ARRA Grant for $76,000• $76,000 local funds • Energy Conservation • Sidewalk between housing and shopping • 1.6 new jobs • Carbon emission reductions
  36. 36. Great Lakes Fishery TrustAccess-to-Fishing GrantsWhitehall-Montague TrailFishing Bridge• Project: $131,000• Great Lakes Fishery Trust Grant: $100,000 for fishing access to White River• 244-ft-long bridge and fishing platform
  37. 37. Water & Wastewater
  38. 38. State & Drinking Water Revolving FundsProgram Overview• Loans only• 2.5% over 20 years• Project Plan• Points ranking• “Green Reserve” Projects Muskegon County 20% Pump Station C• Federal Wages• ARRA allowed forgiveness up to 40%; no more
  39. 39. Rural DevelopmentProgram Overview• Sewer and Water Projects• Pre-Planning Grants available• 40-year Loans at 2.25% to 3.5%• Some grants available, 1.5% income City of Scottville• Community Facilities Loans, Grants • Fire & Rescue Vehicles • Police Cars • Public Buildings
  40. 40. Rural DevelopmentStreet & WaterImprovements, Village of Muir • RD Grant: $1,140,000 • RD Loan: $380,000 To be paid off with • MEDC ICE Grant: $220,000 • Local Match: $160,000
  41. 41. Job- and Poverty-Related Grants
  42. 42. Economic Dev. Administration (EDA) GrantsProgram Overview• Jobs-Related• Awarded to projects that: • Create industrial or commercial business opportunities. • Create long-term jobs. HEDCOR Industrial Park • Target low-income or un/underemployed workers.
  43. 43. Economic Dev. Administration (EDA) GrantsNew Water TreatmentPlant, City of Allegan• EDA Grant: $3,744,000• DWRF Loan*: $6,245,000• Total: $9,989,000 *With $2,498,000 loan forgiveness from the American Reinvestment & Recovery Act.
  44. 44. Other Funding Types
  45. 45. Agricultural Renaissance ZonesHart WWTP• Created Agricultural Renaissance Zone• Tax capture used to bond $5,000,000 project• One company doubled production; another relocated HQ from WA to Hart
  46. 46. TaxesFargo WW Improvements• 1% Sales Tax• $240 million need over next 25 years• Manageable rate increases• Regional economic center
  47. 47. Grant-storm, anyone? Jason Washler, P.E. • (616) 364-8491

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