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Coronavirus Relief Local Government Grant Program: Grant opening certification due Sept. 23, 2020

September 17, 2020 Article 1 min read
Britni McDole David Helisek
Local units that received a Coronavirus Relief Local Government Grant Program payment on Aug. 31, 2020, must submit the CRLGG Grant Opening Certification to the Michigan Department of Treasury by Sept. 23, 2020.
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Due to fiscal year 2020 budget cuts, August payments were eliminated from City, Village, and Township Revenue Sharing (CVTRS), County Revenue Sharing (CRS), and the County Incentive Program (CIP). However, local units that were eligible to receive these payments did receive a CRLGG payment on Aug. 31, 2020. The CRLGG payment was not a replacement for the August revenue-sharing payment and MUST be used for CARES-Act-eligible expenditures.

CRLGG Certification

In order to accept the CRLGG payment, local units must review the CRLGG & Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Grant Requirements document and submit the CRLGG Grant Opening Certification to the Michigan Department of Treasury by 11:59 p.m. EDT on Sept. 23, 2020. The CRLGG Grant Opening Certification must be signed by the qualified local unit’s chief administrative officer.

CRLGG Grant Opening Certifications can be returned to the Michigan Department of Treasury via email at or fax to 517-335-3298.

Failure to certify

Local units that do not submit a completed and signed CRLGG Grant Opening Certification will be required to return the CRLGG payment by Sept. 30, 2020, using Form 5733: CRLGG Return of Funds Received. Form 5733 will be available on the CRLGG website.

Additional information

For questions or additional information, you may contact the Michigan Department of Treasury Revenue Sharing and Grants Division at 517-335-0155.

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