Dam Management Grant Program (DMGP)
The purpose of the DMGP is to provide funding and technical assistance to local and state units of government, non-profit groups and individuals to manage dam removal, repair and major maintenance projects that will enhance aquatic resources and fishing opportunities along with reducing infrastructure costs and improving public safety in Michigan.
1) Removal of dams that have no economic purpose resulting in the enhancement of aquatic environments and the reduction of long-term infrastructure costs, or 2) Repair/major maintenance of dams which have an economic purpose that are an imminent public safety issue and are deemed of unsatisfactory condition by the DEQ Dam Safety Program or are under DEQ order.
Any local, state, federal, or tribal units of government, non-profit groups, or individuals.
Submittal of a grant application on MiRecGrants
Evaluation by DNR staff
Evaluation by Fisheries Division Management Team
Final approval of grant awards by the DNR Director
Applications are accepted on an annual basis and are typically due in November of each year.
DOLLAR AMOUNT AVAILABLE:
There is no minimum grant request amount and the maximum grant request amount is the amount of funds appropriated in a given fiscal year.
SOURCE OF FUNDS:
State of Michigan General Fund
Part 5 of Act 451, P.A. 1994, as amended
Grants Management/Chip Kosloski 517-284-5965, email@example.com