The Advanced Michigan IMCP designation has assisted in the following federal grants for our region. 


  • September 2014: $12.1 million TIGER Grant from the US Department of Transportation for the MI1 Rail Project
  • September 2014: $2.5 million TAACCCT Grant from the US Department of Labor for training dislocated workers and Veterans for high tech cyber security jobs
  • September 2015: $5.97 million US Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment Grant for the growth of emerging markets and industries and sustained assistance to firms and workers in a 13-county region
  • September 2015: $11 million in apprenticeship grants from the US Department of Labor to train 1,753 apprentices in information technology and advanced manufacturing across the state