Appropriations Disclosures FY2022



Energy and Water Development
Disclosure Letter

Ann Arbor Community Solar - Community Benefit Project
Requested Amount: $25,000,000
Recipient: City of Ann Arbor
Project Location: Washtenaw County
Project Description: Funding would go towards building a 24MW solar array on a capped landfill in Ann Arbor. This project will employee Michigan workers and help the State rapidly transition to the clean energy future.

Ann Arbor Neighborhood Resilience Hub
Requested Amount: $2,775,000
Recipient: City of Ann Arbor
Project Location: Washtenaw County
Project Description: Funding will be used to establish five resilience hubs that will equitably enhance community resilience while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Resilience hubs are community-serving facilities augmented to support residents and coordinate resource distribution and services before, during, or after a natural hazard event.

Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority Hydrokinetic Energy Project
Requested Amount: $680,000
Recipient: Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Funding will be used to design, fabricate, and install a hydrokinetic energy harvesting unit to reduce the annual cost of electricity of the Carl M. Levin Public Dock and Terminal building of the Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority (DWCPA).

Great Lakes Community Wharf - Port of Muskegon
Requested Amount: $1,000,000
Recipient: US Army Corps of Engineers
Project Location: Muskegon County
Project Description: Funding will be used to redevelop an under-utilized 8.5-acre site into a multi-purpose commercial wharf, waterfront park, and business center. The site will increase capacity to accept larger vessels, including Great Lakes research and historic vessels as well as cruise ships. The project will also increase tax revenue, generate high quality jobs, provide public open space, and create permanent public lake access.

Marquette Affordable Solar Clean Energy Planning Grant
Requested Amount: $100,000
Recipient: Community Action Alger-Marquette
Project Location: Marquette County
Project Description: Funding will allow the Alger-Marquette Community Action Board to develop a plan to establish a residential solar program benefitting Upper Peninsula communities. The planning process will allow them to develop a program that serves low-income clients, reduces household energy cost burdens, and uses funding from excess energy generated to create a self-funding cycle of program funds that will help provide solar for additional clients.

Mass Timber - Trailhead Lodge
Requested Amount: $2,000,000
Recipient: Michigan Technological University
Project Location: Houghton County
Project Description: Funding will be used to build Michigan Tech's Trailhead Lodge, which will be the region's newest full mass timber building. The facility will serve as a public community lodge for Michigan Tech's world class recreational trail system as well as provide educational and research opportunities.

Menominee River Deepening
Requested Amount: $1,500,000
Recipient: US Army Corps of Engineers
Project Location: Menominee County
Project Description: Funding will be used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a feasibility study into potential harbor infrastructure improvements in the Menominee-Marinette Harbor. This study will identify needed improvements to ensure economic resilience and additional efficiencies for harbor users, including shippers and other major employers in the region.

Oakland University Cybersecurity Center
Requested Amount: $2,000,000
Recipient: Automation Alley
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: Funding will be used to create a Cybersecurity Center to address cybersecurity threats to manufacturing businesses and the supply chain in Southeast Michigan. The project will benefit small to medium manufacturers, including those in the automotive, medical, and defense sectors. It will target manufacturers transitioning to Industry 4.0, the next phase in advanced manufacturing where digital and physical technologies converge.

South Beach Nourishment
Requested Amount: $300,000
Recipient: US Army Corps of Engineers
Project Location: Van Buren County
Project Description: Funding will be used to renourish South Beach in South Haven, Michigan. The city estimates that 30,000 cubic yards of sand is needed to adequately restore the shoreline. This project is needed to protect the city’s million-gallon freshwater reservoir, which serves over 11,000 people and is in jeopardy of being submerged by raw water – an event that would compromise the quality of the local water system and likely result in a boil water advisory.


Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
Disclosure Letter

Armada Twp. Broadband Infrastructure Implementation Phase 2
Requested Amount: $4,000,000
Recipient: Armada Township
Project Location: Macomb County
Project Description: This project will complete Phase 2 of a broadband infrastructure project for Armada Township in rural Macomb County, Michigan. It will provide coverage for nearly 4000 residents and businesses, farms and schools. Armanda Township is home to nationally acclaimed Agri-business, Blake’s Orchard and Cider Mill, which faces challenges because of a lack of reliable broadband.

Mobile Wi-Fi Unit
Requested Amount: $504,000
Recipient: Capital Area United Way
Project Location: Ingham County
Project Description: This project will expand the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program to underserved rural residents in seven Mid-Michigan counties. Using a bus retrofitted with a Wi-Fi hotspot and computer stations, a mobile unit will be able to bring tax assistance directly to clients in rural and isolated communities while still providing in-person, individual attention. Most tax assistance services are offered in “super centers,” usually located in rural areas.

Rural Broadband Expansion for the Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan
Requested Amount: $1,200,000
Recipient: Northern Michigan University
Project Location: Marquette County
Project Description: This project will expand Northern Michigan University’s existing Educational Access Network and provide unserved and underserved rural communities in the northeast lower Peninsula of Michigan and the Upper Peninsula with fast, affordable LTE broadband service that is 5G capable. Northern Michigan University is a proven leader in this field and has already secured the FCC EBS spectrum necessary for the project. This project is critical for economic development in this large geographic area and is estimated to produce $3.2 million per year in economic impact.

Rural Food Access for Seniors
Requested Amount: $214,000
Recipient: Roger Meyers Presbyterian Villages of Michigan
Project Location: Emmet County
Project Description: This project will renovate and upgrade the current kitchens in Presbyterian Villages of Michigan’ senior living communities to fully licensed commercial grade kitchens. Once equipped with these kitchens, the communities will provide affordable, healthy meals to 150-250 low-income seniors daily. These kitchens would also be used to provide cooking and other nutrition classes to low-income seniors to teach them how to prepare healthy, affordable, meals for themselves.


Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
Disclosure Letter

Body Worn Camera Project
Requested Amount: $1,000,000
Recipient: Oakland County Sheriffs Department
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: Funding will be used to purchase body worn camera units to be implemented in Oakland County Sheriff's Office operations.

Ceasefire Detroit
Requested Amount: $553,000
Recipient: City of Detroit
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: This funding will increase the capacity of Ceasefire Detroit's Outreach Team to reduce violence through a balanced approach that coordinates law enforcement and social services.

City of Portage 800 MHz Radio Equipment Conversion
Requested Amount: $258,000
Recipient: City of Portage
Project Location: Kalamazoo County
Project Description: Funding will be used to help the Portage Police Division transition to an 800 MHz system, the same system as all other Kalamazoo County police. Interoperability radio communications are imperative for efficient and safe police radio operations, as it improves and maintains the quality of emergency radio communication and promotes efficient police radio communication. The Kalamazoo County Consolidated Dispatch Authority, responsible for Portage radio communications, is currently listening to two different frequencies, which can result in delays.

Community Policing Initiative
Requested Amount: $1,900,000
Recipient: City of Ann Arbor
Project Location: Washtenaw County
Project Description: This funding will support community policing in Ann Arbor including training, additional data collection, and personnel.

Lansing Police Department Training Facility
Requested Amount: $1,100,000
Recipient: Lansing Police Department
Project Location: Ingham County
Project Description: Funding will be used to update the Lansing Police Department’s training facilities, to ensure that the Department is adequately trained with up-to-date police reforms and best practices. This facility will also be used for an offsite emergency operation center for large scale incidents.

Mental Health Crisis Co-Response - Grand Rapids Police Department Pilot Program
Requested Amount: $180,000
Recipient: City of Grand Rapids
Project Location: Kent County
Project Description: This funding would support the Grand Rapids Police Department pilot project for a co-response model that would deploy a trained crisis intervention team (CIT) officer and a trained mental health professional into the field to respond to calls where a mental health crisis exists.

Oakland County Sheriff's Office - Training Center Equipment
Requested Amount: $410,000
Recipient: Oakland County
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: This funding will provide training equipment for law enforcement personnel who train with the Oakland County Sheriff's Office. This includes in-county and regional first responders.

Lansing Office of the City Attorney Prosecution Support
Requested Amount: $76,000
Recipient: Lansing Office of the City Attorney
Project Location: Ingham County
Project Description: Funding would be used within the Office of the City Attorney for a legal assistant position, which is responsible for adequately preparing district court dockets and providing assistance to victims of crime, including the preparation and delivery of crime victim rights letters. Funding would also go towards prosecuting driving while intoxicated offenses, including alcohol and drug intoxication.

OU Vehicular Antenna and Communications System Testing and Standards Facility
Requested Amount: $3,000,000
Recipient: Oakland University
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: Funding will be used to establish an independent, open-use, U.S.-based facility for smart antenna solutions which will benefit the automotive and defense sectors in Michigan.

Police Training, Equipment and Investment in the City
Requested Amount: $382,000
Recipient: City of Highland Park
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: This funding would help support police training, equipment, and investment into the city. This funding would be used to help equip officers to react to societal mental health and legal issues.

Project Clean Slate (PCS)
Requested Amount: $1,503,000
Recipient: City of Detroit
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: This funding would support the growth and continuation of “Project Clean Slate (PCS),” a 2016 program launched by Mayor Duggan. This project will assist Detroiters in determining whether they are eligible for expungement, and if so, provide dedicated paralegal and attorney support.

Saginaw Crime Reduction Initiative Through Community Engagement to Under Represented Populations
Requested Amount: $482,000
Recipient: City of Saginaw
Project Location: Saginaw County
Project Description: Funding will be used to create three positions in the SLIVE (Saginaw Life is Valuable Everyday) program to prevent community violence, fund two victim advocate positions at the Saginaw Police Department, and increase engagement between officers and the community through the K9 program.

Gunshot Detection Technology Project
Requested Amount: $1,925,000
Recipient: City of Lansing
Project Location: Ingham County
Project Description: The funding will be used to install a gunshot detection system in key areas within the City of Lansing. The system will be used to rapidly respond to incidents where shots are fired.

Tittabawassee River Watershed Data Collection & Resiliency Planning
Requested Amount: $400,000
Recipient: The County of Midland
Project Location: Midland County
Project Description: Funding will be used to improve data collection to assess rainfall & water levels in the Tittabawassee River Watershed. This data will guide local and regional emergency response for catastrophic flooding and provide data for public education and early warning for flooding. The data will also guide efforts to mitigate flooding & the resulting personal, recreational, and economic impacts on residents and businesses in the Great Lakes Bay Region.


Financial Services and General Government
Disclosure Letter

Digitization of Historic Michigan Newspapers for Historical and Educational Use
Requested Amount: $135,000
Recipient: Central Michigan University
Project Location: Isabella County
Project Description: Funding will be used to digitize approximately 250,000 pages of historic Michigan newspapers and make them freely available online for historical and educational uses.Statewide

Aerospace & Defense Marketing Plan
Requested Amount: $750,000
Recipient: Macomb County Chamber of Commerce
Project Location: Macomb County
Project Description: Funding will be used for a statewide aerospace and defense marketing program. The project will support aerospace manufacturing and small business ventures in Michigan.


Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
Disclosure Letter

Allen Place: Phase IV - Shared Housing Option
Requested Amount: $750,000
Recipient: Allen Neighborhood Center
Project Location: Ingham County
Project Description: Funding will be used for the development of shared-use housing in the Allen Place complex, a mixed-use development opening in the fall of 2021. Allen Place complex will serve as a comprehensive community hub providing 21 units of housing along with health and food-focused commercial space and integrative services.

Ann Arbor Vision Zero Transportation Implementation Program
Requested Amount: $9,500,000
Recipient: City of Ann Arbor
Project Location: Washtenaw County
Project Description: Funding for this project will support the city’s efforts to make non-motorized transportation improvements and achieve carbon neutrality.

Beck Road Business Corridor Improvement Project
Requested Amount: $4,797,000
Recipient: City of Novi
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: Funding would be used to add lanes on Beck Road from Grand River Boulevard to 11 Mile Road Segment in the City of Novi, Michigan, to create a uniform 5 lanes from its current 2 and 3 lanes.

Beck Road Business Corridor Railroad Grade Crossing Safety Project
Requested Amount: $18,612,000
Recipient: City of Wixom
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: This funding will support the construction of a 5-lane overpass over a current at-grade, 3-track railroad crossing on Beck Road between West Road and Cartier Drive.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan Provides Economic Mobility for Eastpointe
Requested Amount: $500,000
Recipient: Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: This funding will be used to convert an Eastpointe high school into a Boys & Girls Club.

Capital Region International Airport Cargo Ramp Expansion
Requested Amount: $11,936,000
Recipient: Capital Region Airport Authority
Project Location: Ingham County
Project Description: Funding will expand the existing cargo ramp at Capital Region International Airport (LAN) to accommodate current and future cargo operations at LAN. The project supports economic development in the region.

City of Portage South Westnedge Avenue Reconstruction
Requested Amount: $900,000
Recipient: City of Portage
Project Location: Portage
Project Description: This funding will support the roadway reconstruction of 2,750 feet of South Westnedge Avenue from Melody Avenue to East Centre Avenue. The project includes traffic signal upgrades at East Centre Avenue, a pedestrian crossing, ADA ramp and sidewalk improvements.

Eastern Market Regional Food Business Accelerator
Requested Amount: $1,000,000
Recipient: Eastern Market Corporation
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Funding will support the Regional Food Business Accelerator to provide quality production space to growing businesses at below-market rates. These businesses will then be scaled up as they become financially viable, helping drive business growth and job creation in Detroit.

Grand Rapids Ottawa Avenue and Monroe North Mobility Connections
Requested Amount: $1,795,000
Recipient: City of Grand Rapids
Project Location: Kent County
Project Description: Funding will be used to remove the existing street, replace and upgrade aging infrastructure, upgrade Street Lighting to ornamental LED lighting, reconstruct the street to include green infrastructure and provide for all modes of transportation. It will also repurpose an abandoned railroad tunnel under the I-196 freeway for non-motorized use between Spectrum Center for Technology and Innovation in Monroe North and Michigan State University’s Innovation Park, as well as Grand River Edges Trail, linking this off-road commuting route to the Medical Mile.

Grand Rapids, Division Avenue - Fulton Street to Michigan Street Project
Requested Amount: $4,200,000
Recipient: City of Grand Rapids
Project Location: Kent County
Project Description: Funding for the Division Avenue project will be used to modernize aging infrastructure, upgrade street lighting and traffic signals, improve pedestrian signals, replace end of life street lighting conduit systems, and provide for all modes of transportation. This project will help ensure the safe, secure, and efficient movement of people and goods throughout Grand Rapids and improve the health and welfare of the local economy.

Grand River Edges (West) Trail - North of Watson Street to Pearl Street
Requested Amount: $4,000,000
Recipient: City of Grand Rapids
Project Location: Kent County
Project Description: Funding will be used to construct a trail along the west bank of the Grand River that will connect the Grand Valley State University campus, Grand Rapids Public Museum, and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. This non-motorized trail is part of the Grand River Edges Trail system, which provides pedestrian and bicycle routes along the east and west banks of the Grand River. It is also part of the 7.5-mile river trail loop in downtown Grand Rapids, connecting institutions on both sides of the river via a non-motorized route.

Greater Muskegon Economic Development & West Michigan Food Processing Association- Food, Agriculture, Research,& Manufacturing (FARM) Training and Technical Assistance
Requested Amount: $250,000
Recipient: Muskegon Area First
Project Location: Muskegon County
Project Description: Funding will be used for Food, Agriculture, Research,& Manufacturing (FARM) technical assistance to support and grow small business and neighborhood entrepreneurs, and provide intensive training & technical support.

Harris Road Widening for New Library Branch
Requested Amount: $378,000
Recipient: Superior Charter Township
Project Location: Washtenaw County
Project Description: Funding will support the required widening of Harris Road in Superior Township, necessary to build a new branch of the Ypsilanti District Library.

Haven of Rest Kitchen and Dining Space Building Project
Requested Amount: $2,500,000
Recipient: The Haven of Rest Ministries
Project Location: Calhoun County
Project Description: Funding will support the construction of a new multi-purpose facility that will house a code-compliant kitchen, dining facility, office space, chapel and children's space. The project will serve over 60,000 meals to a homeless population of over 1,200 low income men, women and children annually.

Health Care Sector Zero Emission Transportation Demonstration Project
Requested Amount: $2,400,000
Recipient: Next Energy
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Funds will be used to purchase and install electric charging stations on the Henry Ford Health Systems Midtown Detroit Campus and design prototype electric vans to transport employees and area residents from lower income neighborhoods to their medical providers. Funds will also be used to analyze current transportation services and routes to support optimized electric vehicle charging sites within the campus and develop an app to provide real time information for the system operator and users.

Improve Airport Drainage, Stormwater Pump Station Rehabilitation, James Clements Airport (JCA) Bay City, MI
Requested Amount: $250,000
Recipient: City of Bay City
Project Location: Bay County
Project Description: Funding will be used to replace pumps, control systems, valves and make associated code improvements for a lift station managing runoff from a nearby levy system and prevent flooding of the airport.

Jackson YMCA Healthy Living Campus
Requested Amount: $5,013,000
Recipient: Jackson YMCA
Project Location: Jackson County
Project Description: Funding will be used to build a new Y in downtown Jackson. This new building will lease space to Henry Ford Allegiance Health for diagnostics, therapeutic programs, and chronic disease prevention. Big Brothers Big Sisters will relocate to the new Y. Plans also include programmatic space for other partnerships including Lifeways Community Mental Health and College and Career Access Center.

Jim Crow Museum, Archive, and Research Center
Requested Amount: $2,000,000
Recipient: Ferris State University
Project Location: Mecosta County
Project Description: Funding will be used to construct a new Center that will be home to the Jim Crow Museum to create more accessible, engaging, and robust experiences for students, educators, researchers, and the public.

King Road Bridge Replacement over the Belle River
Requested Amount: $2,300,000
Recipient: St. Clair County Road Commission
Project Location: Saint Clair County
Project Description: Funding will be used to support the replacement of the deteriorating superstructure of the King Road Bridge in China Township to prevent a load posting restriction and extend the life of the existing bridge foundation an additional 50 years. A new pre-stressed concrete or galvanized steel superstructure with a concrete deck will be utilized.

Michigan Avenue Corridor Improvement
Requested Amount: $10,300,000
Recipient: City of Lansing
Project Location: Ingham County
Project Description: Funding will be used to enhance the Michigan Avenue corridor, the main thoroughfare between the State Capitol building and the East Lansing City Limits. The project will create a multimodal corridor with an improved environment for pedestrians and bicyclists.

Michigan's Holocaust Center: A Vision for Renewal
Requested Amount: $1,075,000
Recipient: Holocaust Memorial Center
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: Funding will support a dynamic update to the Holocaust Memorial Center’s nearly 20-year old permanent exhibit. The new exhibit’s updated technologies will engage different audiences and learning styles to increase accessibility. The renovation will allow for deeper contextual understanding of the Holocaust's relationship to the past and the present by emphasizing the important contributions of immigrant survivors of the Holocaust to Michigan.

Midland Center for the Arts Revitalization Project
Requested Amount: $500,000
Recipient: Midland Center for the Arts
Project Location: Midland County
Project Description: Funding will support the Midland Center for the Arts Revitalization Project to help Midland and its economy rebound following COVID-19 & the May 2020 dam failure flood. Funding will increase access for K-12 students and create more engaging experiences for tourists and visitors.

Mound Road/Detroit Arsenal Connector Project
Requested Amount: $10,000,000
Recipient: Macomb County Department of Roads
Project Location: Macomb County
Project Description: These funds will support the planning and final design of the Mound Road/Detroit Arsenol Connector Project, which is part of a larger project to reconstruct 9 miles of Mound Road from its intersection with Interstate 696 (at 10 Mile Road) to the intersection with State Route M-59.

Muskegon Area Transit System Downtown Muskegon Parking and Commerce Center
Requested Amount: $15,000,000
Recipient: Muskegon Area Transit System
Project Location: Muskegon County
Project Description: This funding will support non-construction and construction phases of a transit-related parking structure in downtown Muskegon, Michigan, to include retail and commerce spaces. The project will enhance downtown economic development efforts, spur additional private investment in the area, increase the walkability and the density of downtown development, and provide for a revenue stream in support of public transit operations through parking proceeds and lease or rental income.

North Flint Food Market
Requested Amount: $650,000
Recipient: North Flint Reinvestment Corporation
Project Location: Genesee County
Project Description: Funding will support the North Flint Food Market, a consumer-owned cooperative that will operate as a full-service grocery store providing healthy food to underserved neighborhoods in the City of Flint. Funding will be used to renovate a vacant 21,000 square foot building into a market with a deli, bakery, produce, dairy, and meat sections, and a café.

Pennsylvania Road Grade Separation – Construction
Requested Amount: $15,000,000
Recipient: Detroit Region Aerotropolis Development Corp.
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Rail blockages occur daily on Pennsylvania Road at the border of Romulus and Huron Township. This funding will support the construction of a roadway bridge over this railroad crossing on Pennsylvania Road at the border of the City of Romulus and Huron Charter Township.

Pennsylvania Road Grade Separation - Geotechnical and Preliminary Engineering Design Work
Requested Amount: $866,000
Recipient: Detroit Region Aerotropolis Development Corp.
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Rail blockages occur daily on Pennsylvania Road at the border of Romulus and Huron Township. This funding will be used support geotechnical and engineering plans, obtain environmental clearance and submit a state and federal grant application for a grade separation (bridge or underpass) on Pennsylvania Road on the border of Romulus and Huron Township where rail blockages occur daily.

Renovating the Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth Buildings and Facilities
Requested Amount: $1,000,000
Recipient: Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth Inc.
Project Location: Kent County
Project Description: Funding will be used to update all three Boys & Girls Club locations in Grand Rapids to help expand the Club’s reach in the Grand Rapids community and improve safety.

Resilient, Safe, and Sustainable - Michigan's First Net Zero Energy Fire Station
Requested Amount: $6,000,000
Recipient: City of Ann Arbor
Project Location: Washtenaw County
Project Description: Funding will be used for the construction of the state's first net zero energy fire station that accommodates fire and emergency response vehicles, supports the surrounding affordable housing community, provides community meeting space, addresses historical flooding vulnerability, and provides critical community services for the next 50 years.

Rolling Forward for Saginaw Workers
Requested Amount: $2,560,000
Recipient: Saginaw Transit Authority Regional Services
Project Location: Saginaw County
Project Description: Funding will be used to purchase four new buses to replace older vehicles currently being used to provide transportation services for workers to job sites outside of the community. Replacing these buses would increase the capacity and allow Saginaw Transit Authority Regional Services to provide reliable transportation for other employers in the area, helping Saginaw residents with job-access.

Sewer and Water System to Support Affordable Housing Development
Requested Amount: $750,000
Recipient: Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians
Project Location: Leelanau County
Project Description: This funding will be used for the initial development of a sewer/water facility to support needed housing to serve low and moderate income tribal families facing difficulty securing affordable housing.

Straits Area Cultural Center
Requested Amount: $1,600,000
Recipient: Michilimackinac Historical Society
Project Location: Mackinac County
Project Description: Funding will be used to complete the Straits Area Cultural Center, a custom-designed museum in downtown St. Ignace, and redesign the Michilimackinac Historical Society’s current exhibits to provide a more engaging experience for visitors.

The Grand Agricultural Center of West Michigan
Requested Amount: $2,100,000
Recipient: Kent County Youth Agriculture Association (KCYAA)
Project Location: Kent County
Project Description: Funding will be used to repurpose a 140-acre campus and create a significant anchor for tourism, education, and agriculture in Michigan.

The Rapid Zero Emission Bus Project
Requested Amount: $2,356,000
Recipient: Interurban Transit Partnership (The Rapid)
Project Location: Kent County
Project Description: Funding will support the purchase of eight electric vehicles and charging infrastructure to provide an all-electric demand transportation service in two zones in The Rapid's service area. These zones are characterized by industrial employment clusters that are not easily served by fixed-route buses.

The Treeline-Allen Creek Urban Trail Planning and Design
Requested Amount: $1,000,000
Recipient: The Treeline Conservancy
Project Location: Washtenaw County
Project Description: Funding will support planning and design of key portions of the Treeline trail, including land acquisition, cost analysis, and a phase one environmental analysis.

Transitional Housing Program Building Renovation
Requested Amount: $538,000
Recipient: Covenant House Michigan
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Funding will be used to complete a building renovation for a transitional shelter, serving low-income youth between the ages of 18-24, as they prepare to secure employment and independent housing.

United Methodist Community House Transformation Plan
Requested Amount: $800,000
Recipient: United Methodist Community House
Project Location: Kent County
Project Description: Funding will be used to build a parking structure to fulfill city parking requirements needed for the United Methodist Community House transformation plan. The project will transform the service ecosystem for children and seniors in Kent County through the development of a facility that includes expanded early childhood education services, a senior activity center, affordable senior rental housing, intergenerational programs and research, and a fresh market selling affordable, local produce.

United Way Alice Essentials & Goods Donation Center
Requested Amount: $650,000
Recipient: Greater Ottawa County United Way
Project Location: Ottawa County
Project Description: Funding will be used to renovate and finish a building to make the temporary Goods Donation Center permanent and add an Alice Essentials Service Center to provide low-income families with the resources and opportunities they need.

West Michigan Urban Amphitheater Project
Requested Amount: $1,000,000
Recipient: GR-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority
Project Location: Kent County
Project Description: Funding will support a multi-season urban amphitheater in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, that would provide a unique urban entertainment district for the City and the region.


Interior, Enviromental, and Related Agencies
Disclosure Letter

8 ½ Mile Drain Drainage District In-System Storage
Requested Amount: $17,647,000
Recipient: Martin Sanitary Diversion Drainage District
Project Location: Macomb County
Project Description: Funding will be used for the construction of In-System Storage devices in order to reduce the volume of sewer discharges into Lake St. Clair during large rain events by an estimated 30% annually. This project will improve water quality in the Great Lakes region – including Lake St. Clair, which supplies drinking water to millions of people. It will also help alleviate the possibility of residential basement flooding during heavy rain events and reduce the volume of combined sewer overflow from the Chapaton Retention Basin.

Barton Pump Station Valve Improvement Project
Requested Amount: $3,600,000
Recipient: City of Ann Arbor
Project Location: Washtenaw County
Project Description: Funding will go towards replacing all process valves and piping as well as replacing or repairing the air valves at the Barton raw water pump station.

Brabb-Dewey Sanitary Sewer Connection Project
Requested Amount: $3,424,000
Recipient: Charter Township of Oxford
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: Funding will be used to design and build infrastructure to connect 78 residences in the Brabb-Dewey subdivision to the township's publicly-owned sanitary sewer system – part of the larger Clinton-Oakland Sewage Disposal System. All of the homes are served by septic systems that are beginning to fail. If nothing is done, there is a high probability they will contaminate the private wells that provide drinking water to all 78 homes and pollute Stony Lake, Paint Creek and the Clinton River Watershed.

City of Marysville Water / Sewer System Improvements
Requested Amount: $1,087,000
Recipient: City of Marysville
Project Location: St. Clair County
Project Description: Funding will go towards the rehabilitation of over 1,130 sanitary sewer manholes, patching on 125 sewer segments, replacement of over 2,000 linear feet of sewer pipes, and other system modifications. Water improvements include a water main replacement program, including approximately 20 lead service lines, fire hydrant and gate valve replacements, and Water Treatment Plant improvements to enhance system efficiency.

City of Midland Storm and Sanitary Sewer Improvements
Requested Amount: $750,000
Recipient: City of Midland
Project Location: Midland County
Project Description: Funding will go towards the City of Midland’s Sanitary Sewer Lining & Manhole Rehabilitation project to improve the sewer system's resiliency to rain and flood events. This project will ease the strain of rain events on local wastewater infrastructure and decrease the frequency and severity of the chronic sanitary sewer back-ups into basements.

City of St. Clair Water Treatment Plant Improvements
Requested Amount: $972,000
Recipient: City of St. Clair
Project Location: St. Clair County
Project Description: Funding will be used to make needed upgrades to improve the performance and reliability of the St. Clair water treatment plant and its low-lift Shorewell Pumping Station.

City of Traverse City Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Headworks and Primary Treatment
Requested Amount: $7,000,000
Recipient: Traverse City
Project Location: Grand Traverse County
Project Description: Funding will be used for immediate replacement or refurbishment of wastewater infrastructure.

Grand Rapids- Knapp Pond
Requested Amount: $6,000,000
Recipient: City of Grand Rapids
Project Location: Kent County
Project Description: Funding will go towards improving stormwater management in Grand Rapids, which will serve to improve the quality of the water entering the Grand River and Lake Michigan.

Grand Rapids Market Avenue Sewer Project
Requested Amount: $8,720,000
Recipient: City of Grand Rapids
Project Location: Kent County
Project Description: Funding will go towards completing the redevelopment of over 30 acres of private and public riverfront property in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This project will modernize sewer and street infrastructure in the area and serve to promote economic development in the river corridor.

Great Lakes Water Authority Detroit River Interceptor Evaluation and Rehabilitation
Requested Amount: $15,000,000
Recipient: Great Lakes Water Authority
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Funding would be used to evaluate and rehabilitate the Detroit River Interceptor (DRI), a critical piece of drainage infrastructure built over 100 years ago. The project will address major blockages caused by debris and other large objects that become lodged in the interceptor, reducing its capacity and making the system more vulnerable. Maintaining the DRI in a reliable and efficient operating condition is key to maintaining the Great Lakes Water Authority wastewater system and to mitigating issues like combined sewer overflow discharges and flooding.

Green Macomb Urban Forestry Partnership
Requested Amount: $1,000,000
Recipient: The Macomb County Department of Planning & Economi
Project Location: Macomb County
Project Description: Funding will be used to establish a county-wide tree planting project in Macomb County in an effort to address carbon emissions, storm water runoff, and flood mitigation.

Higgins Lake Wastewater Collection and Treatment System
Requested Amount: $1,667,000
Recipient: Gerrish Township
Project Location: Roscommon County
Project Description: Funding will be used for planning a sewer project in Roscommon County, Michigan. The proposed project includes 83 miles of low-pressure sewer, 4,270 onsite wastewater pumping systems, and a new wastewater treatment plant. The project will serve to protect water quality and public health at and around Higgins Lake.

Lead Free Kids GR
Requested Amount: $14,500,000
Recipient: City of Grand Rapids
Project Location: Kent County
Project Description: Funding would go towards amending the City of Grand Rapids’ Property Maintenance Code to incorporate lead-based paint inspections into the existing Residential Rental Property Certification Program.

Lower Boardman River Wall / Sanitary Sewer Stabilization
Requested Amount: $2,850,000
Recipient: Traverse City
Project Location: Grand Traverse County
Project Description: Funding will go towards stabilizing a retaining wall and replacing sections of sewer and service connections on land adjacent to the Boardman River in Traverse City, Michigan. Continuous scouring from underneath the retaining wall – exacerbated by recent high Great Lakes water levels – jeopardizes the integrity of a 1930's era 24-inch sanitary sewer main, sewer connections to nearby businesses, and electrical and telecommunication infrastructure. This project will mitigate the risk of systemic failure.

Martin Drain In-System Storage Device
Requested Amount: $5,874,000
Recipient: Martin Sanitary Diversion Drainage District
Project Location: Macomb County
Project Description: Funding will go towards a project to store excess sewage to reduce combined sewage overflows (CSOs) into Lake St. Clair and minimize the potential risk of flooding to nearby homes and businesses. This project would help protect our Great Lakes water system, which serves as the drinking water supply for millions of residents in Southeastern Michigan.

MotorCities Highway Signs
Requested Amount: $160,000
Recipient: MotorCities National Heritage Area
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Funding would go towards fabricating and erecting 20 freeway exit signs near the MotorCities National Heritage Area. The signs will help drive more people to historic destinations within the Heritage Area, benefitting the local economy.

Pontiac Drinking Water Improvements
Requested Amount: $800,000
Recipient: Oakland County Water Resources Commission
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: Funding will be used to replace lead service lines and old failing watermains in Pontiac’s drinking water system. This water system has approximately 8,000 lead service lines. This project will improve drinking water health and safety for Pontiac residents, improve water pressure, and help prevent residents from having to boil their water due to main breaks.

Pontiac Transportation Museum Building Infrastructure Renovation
Requested Amount: $4,000,000
Recipient: Pontiac Transportation Museum
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: Funding will go towards renovating and repurposing building infrastructure in order to house the Pontiac Transportation Museum. The Museum will provide new educational opportunity and support local economic activity through increased tourism.

Royal Oak Township Drinking Water Improvements
Requested Amount: $800,000
Recipient: Oakland County Water Resources Commission
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: Funding will be used to replace old water mains and lead service lines in the Township of Royal Oak, which will improve drinking water quality for residents. The current water system is exceeding the lead action level, has frequent watermain breaks, and has poor fire flow.

St. Clair County Clay-Ira Interceptor Project
Requested Amount: $1,000,000
Recipient: Township of Clay
Project Location: St. Clair County
Project Description: Funding will be used to rehabilitate aging water infrastructure in order to protect the natural resources in and around coastal communities in St. Clair County. This project will benefit public health and help reduce the risk of water contamination is environmentally sensitive areas.

Tuscarora Township Septic to Sewer Expansion and Modernization Project
Requested Amount: $14,800,000
Recipient: Tuscarora Township
Project Location: Cheboygan County
Project Description: Funding will go towards a project to provide a sanitary sewer system for 712 homes within an environmentally sensitive area.

Water Leak Program
Requested Amount: $575,000
Recipient: City of Highland Park
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Funding will be used to establish a water leak program in Highland Park to reduce water and energy waste as well as the financial burden associated with water leaks for customers.


Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
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Accelerator for Transformation Technology Program
Requested Amount: $1,000,000
Recipient: Michigan Nonprofit Association
Project Location: Ingham County
Project Description: Funding will be used to improve cyber security education and skills for nonprofit employees and volunteers in health and human services agencies.

Access Health
Requested Amount: $1,000,000
Recipient: Access Health
Project Location: Muskegon County
Project Description: Funding will be used help Access Health provide health care coverage and support services to low income residents, including care coordination to address root causes of health barriers that directly impact personal health and employment success.

Administration/Classroom Building & Classroom Expansion Project- Phase 2
Requested Amount: $300,000
Recipient: North Central Michigan College
Project Location: Emmet County
Project Description: This funding will allow North Central Michigan University to expand its administration and classroom buildings.

Aging in Place Efficiently
Requested Amount: $8,600,000
Recipient: City of Ann Arbor
Project Location: Washtenaw County
Project Description: Funding will be used for the City of Ann Arbor to provide home improvements and social services for low-income seniors.

Alpena Community College: Oscoda Center for Workforce Innovation
Requested Amount: $1,900,000
Recipient: Alpena Community College
Project Location: Alpena County
Project Description: This funding will support workforce development in critical industries to the region including aerospace technology, health care, advanced manufacturing, and information technology.

Beyond the Walls - Mobile Crisis Response
Requested Amount: $4,475,000
Recipient: Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Funding will be used for mobile crisis units. Mobile units will bring diagnostic and treatment services to those who can't seek outpatient care on their own.

Bring Back the Stars to MI's favorite Planetarium
Requested Amount: $1,500,000
Recipient: Michigan Science Center
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: This funding will upgrade equipment, allowing the MI Science Center to continue to provide STEM education opportunities.

Capital Area Crisis Stabilization Unit
Requested Amount: $3,366,000
Recipient: Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties
Project Location: Ingham County
Project Description: Funding would be used to develop a crisis stabilization facility, hire and train staff, and obtain state certification. The unit would provide a wide range of behavioral health services.

Career Pathways in Health Care Through Apprenticeship Model
Requested Amount: $3,090,000
Recipient: Macomb Community College
Project Location: Macomb County
Project Description: Funding will be used to expand health care apprenticeship programs.

Catherine's Health Center at Streams of Hope
Requested Amount: $925,000
Recipient: Catherine's Health Center
Project Location: Kent County
Project Description: Funding will be used to establish a Community Resource Center with comprehensive medical, dental, behavioral, educational, and social services. The project would co-locate a Health Center with other support services in an area of high poverty and disparate health outcomes.

Central Michigan University Tele-Psychiatry Outreach for Suicide Prevention in Rural Medically Underserved Communities
Requested Amount: $960,000
Recipient: Central Michigan University
Project Location: Isabella County
Project Description: Funding will be used to improve telehealth delivery of behavioral health care by tele-psychiatry providers.

Community Access to the Collections
Requested Amount: $3,500,000
Recipient: Grand Rapids Public Museum
Project Location: Kent County
Project Description: This funding will help increase public access to the museum's collection through a new Community Access Space in an unfinished portion of the Museum's Community Archives and Research Center. This will allow for increased student engagement in science, history, and culture through the museum's collection and resources.

Construction and Development of the Genesee Health System Center for Children's Integrated Health
Requested Amount: $1,000,000
Recipient: Greater Flint Mental Health Facilities, Inc.
Project Location: Genesee County
Project Description: Funding will be used to provide a comprehensive health care facility for children and families, which will also provide wraparound social work services.

Continuum of Care Services
Requested Amount: $250,000
Recipient: Vista Maria
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Funding will be used to provide wrap around support services, including stabilization, housing, and mental health treatment, to at-risk youth.

Dodge Hall Renovation/Cobalt Recharge
Requested Amount: $3,000,000
Recipient: Oakland University
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: Funding will be used to upgrade out-of-date cobalt research facilities and create new labs.

Economic Stability for those with Disabilities
Requested Amount: $300,000
Recipient: JVS Human Services
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: This funding will provide resources to assist in moving individuals with developmental disabilities to increasingly competitive employment and assisting them in continuing this employment over time and growing their careers. It will teach them new skills and methods to manage challenging behaviors in order to obtain and maintain employment, increasing their economic stability and allowing for stronger integration into the community.

Establishing a milk bank at Henry Ford Allegiance Health to support infant health
Requested Amount: $700,000
Recipient: Henry Ford Allegiance Health
Project Location: Jackson County
Project Description: Funding will be used by Henry Ford Allegiance Health to establish a milk bank. The milk bank provides nutrition to babies in need, contributing to reduced hospitalizations, decreased illnesses, and fewer long-term complications.

Expanding the Hope Network Wheels to Work Program to Southeast Michigan
Requested Amount: $500,000
Recipient: Hope Network
Project Location: Kent County
Project Description: This funding will provide the initial operation funds needed to expand the Hope Network Wheels to Work Program to provide additional mobility options for southeast Michigan workers.

Fleischman Residence Rehabilitation
Requested Amount: $1,529,000
Recipient: Jewish Home and Aging Services
Project Location: Oakland county
Project Description: Funding will be used to create a larger rehabilitation facility to serve additional patients.

Fostering Creativity
Requested Amount: $50,000
Recipient: Ennis Center for Children
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Funding will be used to improve the physical and mental wellness of children in the foster care system.

Friendship Circle's Dakota Bakery Training Program
Requested Amount: $400,000
Recipient: Friendship Circle
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: Funding will be used to create community-based jobs for Michigan residents with disabilities.

Grand Rapids area low income housing program
Requested Amount: $600,000
Recipient: City of Grand Rapids
Project Location: Kent County
Project Description: Funding will be used to create programs to reduce carbon emissions among city building projects and agencies.

Health & Human Services Community Facility
Requested Amount: $5,000,000
Recipient: County of Macomb
Project Location: Macomb County
Project Description: Funding will be used to establish a multi-service facility to provide health and human services. The co-location of services, sharing of personnel and equipment, and new technology will improve service delivery.

Home Manager Training Program
Requested Amount: $63,000
Recipient: JARC
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: Funding will be used to provide training opportunities to health care workers in Michigan.

Improving STEM Education in the Community
Requested Amount: $1,000,000
Recipient: Siena Heights University
Project Location: Lenawee County
Project Description: Funding will be used to assist Sienna Heights University in providing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education to students, creating a workforce pipeline to fill labor shortages in STEM fields.

inHub Teacher Professional Development Expansion
Requested Amount: $2,000,000
Recipient: The Henry Ford
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: This funding will be used to develop professional development curricula for Michigan’s K-12 teachers and administrators.

Maintaining Community Immunity
Requested Amount: $950,000
Recipient: City of Detroit
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: The project will incorporate health facilities into recreational centers that are slated for renovation.

Matrix Center Community Support
Requested Amount: $2,200,000
Recipient: Matrix Human Services
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: This funding would be used to provide wrap around support services to K-12 students.

Matrix Center Coordinated Care
Requested Amount: $500,000
Recipient: Matrix Center
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Funding will be used to hire personnel responsible for the maintenance and operations of the Matrix Center

Mobile Health Clinic Community Project
Requested Amount: $442,000
Recipient: Central Michigan University
Project Location: Isabella County
Project Description: Funding will be used to provide outreach services to the public, operate the mobile clinic, and expand the clinic’s services into underserved areas.

Mobile Healthcare Learning Initiative
Requested Amount: $400,000
Recipient: Lansing Community College
Project Location: Ingham County
Project Description: Funding will be used to create a medical assistant apprenticeship within Lansing Community College’s Mobile Healthcare Learning Initiative. In addition to increasing the number of trained and qualified Medical Assistants throughout Michigan, the program will provide resources not typically available in many rural and underserved areas.

Mott Community College Pipeline to Promise Program
Requested Amount: $1,398,000
Recipient: Mott Community College
Project Location: Genesee County
Project Description: This project will supplement existing academic and job training programs to create education and employment pathways for students and working adults. Funding will be used to develop academic curriculums for both students and adults, conduct outreach, provide academic support, and technology upgrades.

Munson Medical Center Comprehensive Stroke Center
Requested Amount: $1,900,000
Recipient: Munson Medical Center
Project Location: Grand Traverse County
Project Description: Funding will be used to create a comprehensive stroke center and improve response time to stroke and stroke-related incidences in rural Northern Michigan.

Northern Michigan Community Behavioral Health Crisis Center
Requested Amount: $1,800,000
Recipient: Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority
Project Location: Grand Traverse County
Project Description: Funding will be used to improve access to quality behavioral crisis services in Northern Michigan.

Oakland County Regional Laboratory Expansion & Modernization
Requested Amount: $1,000,000
Recipient: Oakland County Health Division - Michigan Regional
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: Funding will be used to allow continued clinical and environmental testing needs for all of Oakland County and Southeast Michigan through the Oakland County Health Division Michigan Regional Laboratory. The lab provides essential training experience for State and Regional university lab technical training and students in environmental health.

Oakland University Master of Science Physician Assistant Program/Community Health Clinic and Wellness Center
Requested Amount: $3,000,000
Recipient: Oakland University
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: Funding will be used for the creation of a community health clinic and wellness center in Oakland County. The clinic will serve 6-8,000 patients annually and educate 100 physician assistant students each year.

OSF St. Francis Hospital Cancer Care Center
Requested Amount: $2,000,000
Recipient: OSF St. Francis Hospital and Medical Group
Project Location: Delta County
Project Description: Funding will be used to provide local access to cancer care to rural Michigan areas. The facility will expand access to health care for the Escanaba community, where currently there is only one hospital within a 50-mile radius.

Proton Therapy Center at McLaren Flint, MI
Requested Amount: $600,000
Recipient: McLaren Flint Hospital
Project Location: Genesee County
Project Description: Funding will be used to increase capacity to deliver advanced cancer treatment and improve treatment delivery services.

PVM Village of Westland PACE Center
Requested Amount: $2,000,000
Recipient: Presbyterian Villages of Michigan
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: Funding will be used to create a new PACE center to improve health care for seniors and reduce health care costs.

Rebuilding HOPE
Requested Amount: $650,000
Recipient: Great Lakes Recovery Centers
Project Location: Marquette County
Project Description: Funding will be used to provide new services in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to address rising substance use issues, including recovery housing and additional counselors.

Recreation Center Improvements
Requested Amount: $265,000
Recipient: City of Highland Park
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: This funding will provide for improvements to the City of Highland Park’s recreation center including a new ventilation system, computers and desks and bringing the building up to fire code.

Saving Lives Program
Requested Amount: $811,000
Recipient: Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: Funding will support development of the Saving Lives Program, a suicide prevention program.

SME PRIME in Three Michigan Communities
Requested Amount: $1,080,000
Recipient: SME Education Foundation
Project Location: Oakland County
Project Description: This funding will help provide career and technical education programs in manufacturing and engineering in three Michigan high schools, which will prepare students for in-demand jobs in their communities.

Sparrow Hospital Behavioral Health Emergency Department Expansion
Requested Amount: $3,236,000
Recipient: Edward W. Sparrow Hospital Association
Project Location: Ingham County
Project Description: Funding will be used to expand access to behavioral health services at Sparrow Hospital.

Strengthening Equitable K-12 Access to Education to the Lansing Area Via Free Over the Air Services
Requested Amount: $1,000,000
Recipient: Michigan State University
Project Location: Ingham County
Project Description: This project will benefit K-12 students in Lansing and the broader community by developing a model for public broadcasting stations to leverage datacasting technology inherent to their broadcast infrastructure to deliver digital education tools to students without reliable broadband connectivity. Funding will be used to purchase and distribute receivers to families, training, and staffing and operation of the service at WKAR.

Strengthening the Workforce & Response to Crisis
Requested Amount: $650,000
Recipient: Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Funding will be used to develop programs to address recidivism in Michigan by connecting people to treatment and job opportunities.

Student Resiliency Center
Requested Amount: $850,000
Recipient: Starr Commonwealth
Project Location: Calhoun County
Project Description: Funding will be used to provide behavioral health services for K-12 students in Battle Creek and surrounding areas of south-central Michigan. The project will allow local school districts, health authorities, and specialized providers to work together to fill gaps in behavioral health care for high-need children and help meet the increased need for services caused by the pandemic.

The Best Buddies in Michigan Inclusion Project for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Requested Amount: $319,000
Recipient: Best Buddies International, Inc.
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Funding will be used to provide program training and oversight to teachers and students involved in the Best Buddies program, which creates opportunities for students with and without disabilities to have meaningful social interactions. This project will help students with intellectual or developmental disabilities develop the socio-emotional skills needed for success in the community and workplace post-school.

The HUDA's Updated Facility
Requested Amount: $197,000
Recipient: HUDA Clinic
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Funding will be used to update facility infrastructure. The clinic provides free health care services including preventive screening, mental health, and chronic care management.

The Village Reemergence Plan
Requested Amount: $1,500,000
Recipient: United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Regio
Project Location: Kalamazoo County
Project Description: Funding will be used to establish services that support local economic development in Battle Creek neighborhoods where residents are predominantly black, indigenous, or people of color. Services will include business incubation, workforce training, financial education, and other support.

United Way of Washtenaw County Financial Stability Community Initiative
Requested Amount: $80,000
Recipient: United Way of Washtenaw County
Project Location: Washtenaw County
Project Description: Funding will be used to support United Way of Washtenaw County’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

Vista Maria's After School Program Technology Needs
Requested Amount: $175,000
Recipient: Vista Maria
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: This funding will provide network and technology upgrades for AV equipment, projector screens and computers for the Vista Maria Resource center. This equipment will improve access to computers, tutoring, and other resources for students in the Journey to Success Program and the community.

Vista Maria's Family and Youth Wraparound Program
Requested Amount: $200,000
Recipient: Vista Maria
Project Location: Wayne County
Project Description: Funding will be used to expand wraparound services to at-risk families.

West Michigan Water Research, Improvement, and Education Enhancement Program
Requested Amount: $1,000,000
Recipient: Grand Valley State University
Project Location: Ottawa County
Project Description: This project will provide resources for undergraduate and graduate student to address clean water challenges in the Great Lakes and West Michigan.

Western Michigan University Workforce Collaboratory
Requested Amount: $1,500,000
Recipient: Western Michigan University
Project Location: Kalamazoo County
Project Description: This funding will help establish replicable STEM education pipeline programs that can positively impact talent in the Kalamazoo region, state, and nation.