Most people are confused about personal grants in Michigan. If you live in the state of Michigan and are looking for personal financial assistance such as supplemental security income, Medicaid, or state social services, you should look into government benefits instead. Personal grants are financial aid from the local government of Michigan for its residents under certain circumstances - the use of the financial funding must have a meaningful purpose to the economy of Michigan.

Personal Grants for Work At Home Residents of Michigan

With the aid from the federal government, the department of finance & economic growth in Michigan is able to provide financial support to residents who work at home. According to the latest research, in Michigan, there are over 102,250 business identities have 0 to 4 employees. This number includes people who work at home with sole proprietorship. To be eligible, you must be a resident of Michigan and have a registered business in Michigan. If your business is in one of the following areas: medicine, education, scientific research, and technology development, you have a higher chance of getting your grant application approved.

Personal Grants for Education for Residents of Michigan

Not all students or teachers are eligible to apply for personal education grants in Michigan. According to US Census,

In Michigan:

  • 87.90% have high school diplomas
  • 24.60% have at least one post secondary degree
  • 9.40% have at least one graduate school degree

As you do not have to pay back the amount of grants given to you, Michigan's office of education ensures that personal grants are only given to individuals who need financial assistance for their education related to medicine, education, scientific research, or technology development. And recipients must use their new knowledge and skill set to improve the economy of Michigan.

Personal Grants for Veterans in Michigan

There are more than 516,900 veterans (both active and retired) in Michigan. If you have enrolled, or currently participating in the military, naval force, or air force, you are eligible to apply for veteran personal grants as long as the funds are being used to stimulate the economy of Michigan.

You can look at personal grants as "government grants for individuals". Therefore, there are many other types of personal grants such as personal housing grants. If an individual receives grants from the government, he or she has received a type of "personal grants". It is much harder for individuals to receive grants than it is for businesses to receive grants. Michigan residents apply for different types of state government grants by contacting Michigan financial aid agencies.

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Number Funding Title
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R05 1793 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Clinton, Eaton, Ingham and Shiawassee Counties, Michigan
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R05 1654 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Alcona, Alpena, Arenac, Bay, Cheboygan, Clare, Crawford, Gladwin, Huron, Iosco, Lapeer, Mecosta, Midland, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Osceola, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Sanilac, and Tuscola Counties, Michiga
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R05 1627 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Hillsdale and Jackson Counties, Michigan
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CM R12 1660 Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Grantee -- Lenawee, Monroe, Washtenaw Manistee, Benzie, Oceana, Mason, Ottawa, Kent, Muskegon, Van Buren, Cass, Berrien, Allegan, Montcalm, Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties, Michigan
USGS FA 19 0318 Notice of Intent: Geologic mapping of the nearshore coastal zone of Lake Michigan in Lake County, Illinois. Phase 2 (Year 2 of 3)
USGS FA 19 0315 Notice of Intent: Michigan Great Lakes Geologic Coalition Mapping Project
F19AS00182 Implementing and evaluating response actions for red swamp crayfish in Michigan - FY19
F19AS00170 Great Lakes Piping Plover Monitoring and Protection Activities in Michigan
USDA NRCS MI CIG 19 GEN0010079 Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year 2019 - Michigan
F19AS00110 Assessment of Population, Reproductive, and Health Impairments in Colonial Waterbirds Breeding in Michigan's Areas of Concern and Grand Traverse Bay

 

Personal Grants in Local States

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