Current Grant Opportunities

MHFA Workforce Housing Grants

Up to $1.9 million in grant or deferred loan funds are available to build market-rate residential rental properties in communities with proven job growth and demand for workforce rental housing. The deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 11.
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Level 2 Electric Vehicle Charging Station Grants

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is offering $5,000 grants to help communities install Level 2 electric vehicle charging stations. Applications will be accepted until Sept. 5. Level 2 charging stations are great for places where people park for 15 minutes or more. Eligible locations include public places, workplaces, and apartment buildings. These grants are provided for through the Diesel Replacement Grant Program, funded with Volkswagen settlement funds. A webinar training on the RFP is scheduled for Aug. 3 at 9:30 a.m. and will be recorded.
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Tree City USA Grant

Minnesota communities are invited to apply for grant funds to help them earn Tree City USA designation in 2019. Eligible activities include writing or updating a tree care ordinance; writing or updating a community forest management plan; creating or revitalizing a tree board; and planning, promoting, and conducting an Arbor Day celebration. The maximum amount that will be funded is $1,000. The deadline to apply is Sept. 28.
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Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry Safety Grant Program

The Safety Grant Program awards funds up to $10,000 to qualifying employers for projects designed to reduce the risk of injury and illness to their workers. Applications are accepted continuously and reviewed every two months.
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