Skip to main content

Finance Division

A jar of coins sprouting two green leaves, representing environmental financing
Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy

Finance Division

The Finance Division is responsible for all financial aspects of the department from budget development to year end closing. The Finance Division Director serves as the department's Chief Financial Officer. The Finance Division oversees the Michigan Underground Storage Tank Authority and the Water Infrastructure Funding and Financing Section. The Michigan Underground Storage Tank Authority assures underground storage tank owners and operators can meet federal financial requirements necessary to operate in Michigan and provides a funding mechanism to address environmental issues. The Water Infrastructure Financing Section is responsible for providing funding mechanisms to assist communities with meeting water infrastructure needs.

A glass jar filled with coins with a leafy green sprout emerging

Grants and Financing

Information on the grants and loans administered by EGLE.

Clean Water State Revolving Fund

The Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) is a low interest loan financing program that assists qualified local municipalities with the construction of needed water pollution control facilities.

mother and her children drinking water out of glass

Drinking Water State Revolving Fund

Michigan's Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) program is designed to assist water suppliers in satisfying the requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act by offering low-interest loans (for 20, 30, or 40-year loans) to eligible water suppliers.


Michigan Underground Storage Tank Authority

Serves Michigan's petroleum underground storage tank owners and operators, local units of government, and country road commissions by managing the Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund, Legacy Release Program, and Public Highway Cleanup Program

Meet Director Paul McDonald

Paul has served in a wide variety of finance roles for the State of Michigan since 1998, including his current role since 2015. Paul started his career in the Office of Financial Management, where he was responsible for creating the State of Michigan’s financial statements as well as the first financial transparency portal. Before joining EGLE, he served as the chief accountant for the Department of Health and Human Services, responsible for more than $15 billion in revenue and expenditures.

Paul McDonald's Biography