Advance Michigan and the Macomb / St. Clair Workforce Development Board (M/SCWDB) are seeking competitive proposals for the implementation and delivery of the following opportunities, made available through funding from the Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment: 

REQuest for proposal: Defense Industry Growth Area Grants Phase 2

The MEDC’s Michigan Defense Center (“MDC”) is seeking proposals from local economic development organizations (“LEDO’s”) to assist the MEDC/MDC in expanding and growing key defense and homeland security industry growth sectors within Michigan, including 3D printing, aerospace, advanced manufacturing, autonomous aerial systems, autonomous ground systems, cybersecurity and robotics.

Proposals from the Advance Michigan Defense Collaborative DOD Office of Economic Adjustment (“OEA”) service region of Macomb, Wayne, and Oakland may also be considered, however proposals from Clinton, Eaton, Genesee, Ingham, Lapeer, Livingston, Monroe, Shiawassee, St. Clair, and Washtenaw Counties will be preferred.

Release Date: October 29, 2018

Questions Due: October 31, 2018

Q&A Posted: November 3, 2018

Proposals Due: November 20, 2018

To view and download the complete RFP, please click here.