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Federal Funding Technical Assistance

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) is partnering with 5 Lakes Energy to offer webinars and technical assistance to support local and tribal governments seeking to access federal funding through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and soon the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).



Federal Funding Success Stories for Local and Tribal Government
October 13, 1:00– 2:30 PM
This webinar features communities and tribes using federal grants to fund climate and energy projects and will discuss new funding opportunities, lessons learned, and tips on federal grants.

Understanding IIJA: How Local & Tribal Governments Can Access Federal Funding (recorded 9/21/22, 62 min) | Slides
This webinar provides an overview of IIJA, IRA, and the Justice 40 Initiative, go over some promising grants programs, and share resources and technical assistance available.

How to Plan For, Apply For, and Manage Federal Grants (recorded 9/28/22, 87 min) | Slides
This webinar focuses on how communities can identify priority projects and plan for funding, how to apply for federal grants using, and how to manage and report on grants that are awarded. 



Technical Assistance

Michigan local governments and tribes will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with industry consultants to get assistance with identifying and applying for grants. Contact Kate Madigan at or schedule a meeting to learn more. Spots are extremely limited and are filled on a first come, first served basis. 


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