The Right Place receives more than $3 million in affordable housing and development projects grants
Earlier this month, the state released more than $80 million in affordable housing and development project funding.
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Revitalization and Placemaking Program released nearly $84 million in affordable housing and development projects grants. Its money dedicated through the American Rescue Plan. West Michigan non-profit economic development organization, The Right Place, received $3.6 million. Money shared among four county projects. Five in Kent County including Cedar Springs Downtown Pocket Park, Grand Rapids Public Museum North Lawn Park, Eastown Public Art & Safety Project, Heartside Linear Plaza and Sparta Town Square: Phase 2. In Barry County, the Middleville Amphitheater Activation & Art Walk. In Oceana County the Getty Park Renovation and there are two projects in Mason County, 100 South and Scottsville Optimist Park & Sculpture Project.
Tim Mroz, Senior Vice President of Community Development at The Right Place says the $3.6 million received will be the catalyst for more than $10 million in project investments.