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Municipality Infrastructure Aid Program (MIAP)

The goal of the Municipality Infrastructure Aid Program (MIAP) is to facilitate approved redevelopment plans under the Community Development Law, attract and support new business or business expansion, create additional high-quality jobs, increase business investment, and revitalize rural or other distressed areas of the state.

Eligibility Information

Who is Eligible to Apply? 

To be eligible, a proposed infrastructure improvement project must be part of an approved redevelopment plan under the Community Development Law. Infrastructure improvement projects include water systems, sewer systems, roads, bridges, and other site development activities. The application proposing the infrastructure improvement project must demonstrate:

  • An infrastructure improvement project (e.g. water systems, sewer systems, roads, bridges, and other site development activities) that are part of an approved redevelopment plan under the Community Development Law.
  • Eligible Grantee will contribute matching funds of at least twenty-five percent (25%) of the amount of the grant award requested.
  • A cost-benefit analysis of the redevelopment plan that is approved under the Community Development Law.
  • A project that:
    • Attracts and supports new business or business expansion.
    • Provides sufficient infrastructure for the new business or business expansion.
    • Creates additional jobs in or near the Eligible Grantee.
    • Creates high-quality jobs in or near the Eligible Grantee.
    • Increases business investment in or near the Eligible Grantee.
    • Revitalizes a rural or distressed area of the state.

      Application Information

      Municipality Infrastructure Aid Program

      Application Period:

      Open Date – 7/9/2024 9:00 AM
      Close Date – 11/1/2024 5:00 PM 

      Program Resources

      Grant Management Resources

      This page will provide technical assistance on using AmpliFund to apply for and manage grants awarded by DED.

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      Emmah Muema

      Economic Development Manager

      emmah.muema@nebraska.gov  |  531-249-4542