The Eaton County Parks and Recreation Millage was passed by voters on November 8th 2022. A portion of these funds will be used for competitive grant programs that will support acquisition, improvements and/or development of parks and open spaces located within Eaton County, MI. The Eaton County Parks Community Grant Program was created to assist local communities with planning, purchasing, preliminary engineering/design, and construction costs directly related to park and open space projects located in Eaton County.
The total annual amount available for the fiscal year in 2023 is $400,000 the fiscal year will begin October 1st, 2023. Eaton County Board of Commissioners reserves the ability on a yearly basis to adjust the funding in each grant program at its sole discretion.
How to apply:
All grant applications and materials must be received by July 28th 2023, before 5:00 p.m. (EST) and can be sent to :
Eaton County Parks & Recreation Attn: Travis Keeton 133 Fitzgerald Park Drive Grand Ledge, Michigan 48837
Submissions may also be sent via e-mail to Travis Keeton at the Eaton County Parks.