State Historic Preservation Office
SHPO and COVID-19
In accordance with MEDC and State of Michigan policy, SHPO staff will be working remotely, effective March 24.
SHPO staff are most accessible by email. Some program areas can accept electronically-submitted materials. Effective April 27, Section 106 applications can now be accepted electronically. Physical mail can be accessed by our staff twice each week and we are making every effort to ensure continued functioning of our programs. General inquiries can be sent to email@example.com. For the latest information regarding SHPO research requests, send an email to MSF-SHPOResearch@michigan.gov. We appreciate your understanding.
Michigan Lighthouse Assistance Program Grants
Since the Michigan Lighthouse Assistance Program was established in 1999, the State Historic Preservation Office has awarded matching grants annually to promote the preservation of these historic maritime buildings. Grant funds are made available from the revenue generated by the sales of the Save Our Lights fundraising license plate. This map includes a complete list of recipients, as well as the amount of assistance grant funding awarded.