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Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program

Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program (MISGP)

Grant Program Details

The Departments of Natural Resources, Environmental Quality and Agriculture and Rural Development work together to address strategic issues of prevention, detection, eradication, and control for both terrestrial and aquatic invasive species in Michigan.

Criteria:

This program is designed to address strategic issues of prevention, detection, eradication and control for both terrestrial invasive species (TIS) and aquatic invasive species (AIS) in Michigan. Projects must support the overalls goals of the MISGP:

  • Prevent new invasive species introductions.
  • Strengthen statewide invasive species early detection and response network.
  • Limit the dispersal of recently confirmed invasive species.
  • Manage and control widespread, long-established invasive species.

Specific priorities and scoring criteria can be found in the MISGP handbook. Proposals will be recommended for funding based on a combination of scoring criteria, project type, project metrics, geographic location and available funding.

Applicant Eligibility:

  • Local, state*, federal or tribal units of government
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Universities

*State agencies should contact the MISGP contact prior to preparing an application. 

Application Process:

  • A request for proposals will be issued September 01, 2021. 
  • Full proposals will be due November 01, 2021 
  • Awards anticipated in March, 2022. 

Dollar Amount Available:

Up to $3.6 million in grant funds is available annually. The minimum grant amount is $25,000 with maximum grant amounts between $40,000 and $400,000 depending on the type of project. 

Authority:

Part 5 of Act 451, P.A. 1994, as amended.

Contact:

Erin Campbell, 269.300.9698 CampbellE6@Michigan.gov

How to Apply

The MISGP application process has moved to an online system, MiGrants. Follow the link here to get started: MiGrants.Intelligrants.com.

For instructions about registration, organization roles in the system, how to apply and more, please refer to the 2021 Handbook. 

 

MISGP 2021 Handbook

MISGP Grant Funds at Work

Take an in-depth look at how this grant program is working across the state to prevent and control the spread of invasive species.

MISGP Grant Funds at Work