Michigan Match Assistance Pilot Program (MMAPP)

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE), is offering matching funds to eligible Michigan businesses to partially cover the cost share requirement under competitive federal clean energy technology development grant programs.  Individual awards cannot exceed $25,000 annually, and EGLE’s commitment cannot exceed three (3) years. 

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be a for-profit business in Michigan, with 500 or fewer full-time-equivalent employees worldwide, meeting the federal competitive matching grant opportunity eligibility requirements. 
  • Applicant must be in good standing with the State of Michigan and have the ability to enter into a grant agreement with EGLE. 
  • Applicant must use the MMAPP Request for Information (RFI) application to apply.  To be considered, EGLE must receive the application at least ten (10) business days before execution of the federal grant agreement for the competitive federal clean energy technology development grant award.
  • Only RFI applications directed to developing innovative energy efficient or renewable energy technologies under open federal competitive matching grant opportunities will be considered.
  • Any products embodying intellectual property developed with EGLE cost share support must be substantially manufactured in Michigan.

Funding Amount

EGLE is making available up to $100,000 in matching funds per year.  Individual awards cannot exceed $25,000 annually, and EGLE’s commitment cannot exceed three (3) years.  All MMAPP grants require a minimum 200 percent (2:1) match of the total requested cost share support, which may be in-kind.  Other state funding is ineligible as match, and EGLE cost share expenses that are not allowable include food, travel, lodging, per diems, entertainment, indirect and expenses incurred outside the anticipated project grant agreement period.

Reporting Obligations

  • Meetings (in-person and/or by phone) with grant manager as needed.
  • Quarterly progress reports, at a minimum.
  • Financial status reports supported by invoices and proof of payment documentation (quarterly at a minimum).
  • A copy of the approved federal final project report (minus all proprietary information)
  • Two (2) annual follow-up surveys following conclusion of the grant agreement regarding continued development of the technology. 

Tentative Timeline

RFI and Application Release Date & Posting:

August 13, 2018

Questions Due Regarding Posting:


Changes to RFP and Responses to Questions:


Proposals Deadline:

Open Until All Funds Obligated

First Grant Agreement Grantee Signatures:

January 25, 2019

Start Date First Grant Agreement:

February 1, 2019


All questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to David Herb at herbd@michigan.gov and responses to all questions will be posted within ten business days.