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The Neighborhood Enhancement Program's (NEP) primary goals are to identify and fund innovative activities to address a neighborhood's specific needs; assist and then showcase Michigan neighborhood(s) where people are engaged and facilitating change; and to provide funding to facilitate and implement activities.
The Neighborhood Enhancement Program (NEP) can financially assist high-impact, innovative, neighborhood housing-oriented activities that benefit low and moderate income areas and residents. All components are designed to fund tangible housing-oriented activities that are: implementation ready; highly visible; impactful to the neighborhood and resident's qualify of life; holistically/community focused; and where there is buy-in and demonstrated support within the neighborhood and community.
Neighborhood Enhancement Program (NEP) Round 9 window is now OPEN.
Resources for Applying
NEP Round 9 Question and Answer regarding application submission
NEP Round 9 Sample Application Questions
NEP Round 9 Submission Guidance
NEP Low/mod Eligibility Form
IGX Grants System Manual
System Access Guidance
NEP Application Video
NEP in Your Community
Who Can Apply?
Nonprofit 501(c)3 Agencies and Local Units of Government that receive a combined total of less than $500,000 in annual CDBG/HOME allocations. YOU MUST HAVE IGX SYSTEM ACCESS PRIOR TO APPLYING.
2021 Contractors by Region
2021 Lead Inspectors
Steps to Lead-Safe RRP Brochure (March 2021)
Neighborhood Policy & Compliance Handbook (Round 8)
Training Manual/System User's Guide
NEP Grantee Press Release Template (June 2020)
NEP Grantee Suggested Social Media Posts (June 2020)
EPA Lead Based Paint Program Q & A (March 2018)
NEP IGX System Guide-Grantees
NEP Policy and Compliance Handbook (Round 7)
Pre-Approval Request Form
Household Income Self Certification Form
Tenant Household Income Self Certification Form
Landlord Written Participation & Certification Agreement
Homeowner Certification - Lien only
Program Administration Report
Approval and Request for Contractor Payment
Household Participation Engagement Survey
Grantee Participation Engagement Survey
Final Outcome Report