November 4, 2020 @ 8:52 AM

The Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD) is offering Rural Development Fund Grants, an opportunity to promote the sustainability of land-based industries and support infrastructure that benefits rural communities. The grant funds are available for projects that address expansion and sustainability of land-based industries; worker training related to land-based industries; and energy, transportation, communications, water, and wastewater infrastructure to benefit rural communities and micropolitan statistical areas. Individuals, organizations, businesses, local governments, federally recognized Tribes, and educational institutions are eligible to apply for matching funds up to $100,000. The total allotment for funding is approximately $1.4 million.
Proposals are due by November 19, 2020.