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Initial round recommendations

The DNR has recommended 21 projects totaling $14,178,900 for the first round of Spark Grants funding.

View table below for details of the award recommendations. You can sort by any column by toggling the column header, or search for specific information using the search bar.

Applicant Proposal Title County Grant Request
Village of Elk Rapids Improvements to Rotary Park Antrim County $478,100
City of Auburn Auburn Park Fit & Fun Project Bay County $312,400
City of Benton Harbor Hall Park Restoration Phase I Berrien County $958,000
Berrien County Silver Beach County Park Playground Enhancement Berrien County $850,000
City of Albion McIntosh Park Phase 2 Calhoun County $1,000,000
Village of Cassopolis Stone Lake Waterfront Improvements Cass County $1,000,000
City of Sault Ste. Marie Alford Park Expansion Chippewa County $716,600
Village of Vermontville Village Park Revitalization Project Eaton County $362,300
City of Flint St. John Street Neighborhood Memorial Park/Flint River Trail Genesee County $1,000,000
City of Grand Blanc Physicians Park Playground - "Run for the Playground!" Genesee County $379,400
Village of Sebewaing Sebewaing Main Park Playground Renovation Huron County $1,000,000
Lapeer County Polly Ann Trail Lapeer County $287,300
City of Lapeer Linear Park Pathway Rehab - Rowden Park Lapeer County $767,600
City of Morenci Stephenson Park Reactivation Lenawee County $863,500
City of Muskegon Muskegon Splash Pad Reconstruction Muskegon County $250,000
Village of Hersey Hersey Shared-Use Path Osceola County $1,000,000
City of Marlette Marlette Community Park Improvements Sanilac County $393,900
City of Port Huron 16th & Dove Street Park St. Clair County $500,000
Clay Township Clay Twp Park Playscape St. Clair County $584,800
Covert Township Covert Park Beach & Campground North Boardwalk Van Buren County $475,000
City of Trenton Kennedy Aquatic Center Renewal Wayne County $1,000,000