The Michigan State Housing Development Authority’s (MSHDA) State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) announced grants have been awarded to four cities totaling $112,000. The grants represent awards from the federal Historic Preservation Fund – Certified Local Government (CLG) program administered by the SHPO. Grants will support the preservation efforts of Allegan ($50,140), Menominee ($45,000), Mount Clemens$11,000), and Ypsilanti ($5,760). CLG grants are awarded annually on a competitive basis. All grants must be matched with local funds or donations and are available on a reimbursement basis only. SHPO welcomes innovative proposals that promote historic preservation.