Downtown Water Shut-Off and Construction Relief Grant

The Ypsilanti Downtown Development Authority and Washtenaw County have dedicated $70,000 to support small businesses impacted by construction in Downtown Ypsilanti. Businesses impacted by water shut-offs, road construction, or both, and located within the Downtown DDA district are eligible for this grant.

A complete application is not a guarantee of funding. Available funds will be distributed based on six criteria:
1. Type of business
2. Location
3. Water shut-off impacts
4. Road construction impacts
5. Correlating data/verification from YCUA and other partners, and
6. Supporting documentation showing loss of revenue


Please complete this application to be considered for a relief grant.

Applications are due by 11:59pm on Sunday, September 17th, and applicants will be contacted and notified of the awards by Monday, September 25th.


You may print out this application and drop off the application at City Hall – 1 S. Huron St. Ypsilanti, MI 48198. Please contact us if you have any questions.