MCES funding and grant programs
Manufactured Home Park Preservation Equity Grant
The Metropolitan Council is offering a single grant of up to $250,000 as part of a pilot program to assist a manufactured home park in the region to connect to the regional wastewater collection and treatment system. The grant funds must be matched one-to-one and used to defray the cost of the regional Sewer Availability Charge (SAC).
Three manufactured housing parks are eligible based on their ability to connect to the regional wastewater system in the near future.
The deadline for applications is June 16, 2017.
See the Notice of Funding Availability (pdf).
Inflow/Infiltration Grant Programs
The 2017 Municipal I/I Grant Program consists of $8.739M in bonding bill funding for the purpose of providing grants to municipalities for capital improvements to public infrastructure to mitigate I/I. Additional documents and information on the grant program can be found below:
2017 Municipal Grant Requirements and Grant Design Guidelines (WORD)
Demonstration Project Grant
This grant is for a community to complete repairs to both public and private infrastructure and study the results. The total award is up to $500,000 and the application requires a proposal that meets the criteria found here: RFP Demonstration Project. Applications are due by August 31, 2018.