The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocates Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to the State of Michigan, through the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) with assistance from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), for distribution to eligible Units of General Local Government (UGLGs) to carry out MSF approved activities.
The Michigan CDBG program funds generally target economic development, downtown development, and housing projects. For a complete summary of the approved programs, refer to Michigan's Consolidated Plan.The economic and downtown development portions of the State’s CDBG Program are administered by the MEDC on behalf of the MSF. Proposals are considered and evaluated continuously based upon the MSF's approved Application Guide (amended November 29, 2012). Eligible program uses include: