$625,000 in grants is coming to Calhoun County


Two grants announced this week will fund redevelopment efforts throughout Calhoun County and healthy meals for a local summer camp.

The Calhoun County Land Bank Authority was selected for a $600,000 brownfields assessment grant, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday. The land bank will partner with the cities of Battle Creek and Albion to focus on the West Michigan-Hamblin avenues corridor, the Harvard Industries area in Albion and the Brownlee Park neighborhood in Emmett Township.

Battle Creek’s Parks and Recreation Department received a $25,000 grant to purchase equipment for the kitchen at Full Blast. It will be used to support nutrition for young kids during the upcoming Kidventure Summer Camp. The grant is part of $1.5 million the National Recreation and Park Association received from the Walmart Foundation.

Source: Battle Creek Enquirer