The department says that grants will be awarded to government agencies, Native American tribes, nonprofit groups and individuals on a competitive basis.
Verizon announed this week that it gave $141,000 in grants to Michigan domestic violence shelters and related organizations, and donated 3.4 million minutes of mobile phone service on 1,100 devices during 2012.
The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today that it has awarded a $125,000 grant to support a new literacy program in Jackson County.
Metro Detroit will receive $4.2 million in federal funding to promote affordable housing, fight homelessness and boost the local economy.
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awarded 22 grants totaling about $880,000 for projects designed to protect the state’s Great Lakes coasts.
University of Michigan students interested in helping transform Detroit and urban transportation will benefit from two Alcoa Foundation grants totaling $65,000, the University of Michigan announced Wednesday.
The Consumers Energy Foundation announced that it is awarding $1.25 million in grants to 10 community projects as part of the utility’s 125th anniversary celebration.
Michigan State University has received $915,000 grant from the federal government to think up new ways to create jobs in the area.
WWJ’s Florence Walton reports that Citizens Bank will offer the grant for pre-approved exterior improvement projects.
Fourteen Michigan cities, villages and counties have received a total of $1,066,429, in advanced lighting technology projects, the Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced Monday.