Northern Shores Community Development, Inc.

Northern Shores Community Development, Inc. is a certified native Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) offering business loans and business assistance to Entrepreneurs, Artisan, Energy Efficient and FARM loans to the entire state of Michigan.

Grant Recipient List

We appreciate your interest in the $2,500 FARM Grant funded by the Native American Agriculture Fund. We received 63 applications: 38 FARM related, 24 Fishery related, and 1 Gatherer/Artist.
Chi-miigwetch for applying and chi-miigwetch for your patience as we narrowed our selections down to 8 grant recipients.
The successful Grant Recipients are as follows:
Dan Berg, LTBB, Berg Farm
Mary Donner, LTBB, MshkoʻOde Farm, LLC
Jason Grondin, Sault Ste. Marie, Fisherman
Weelilot Homminga, Bay Mills, Basket maker
Cynthia John, GTB, Treaty Fish Co.
Michael Lahti, Keweenaw Bay, Lahti Fresh Eggs
Laura Parish, Bay Mills, Knotty Pine Acres
Lena Quinlan, Sault Ste. Marie, Rural IC, LLC
Checks will be written and sent out by July 21st. Congratulations!!
To those who applied but were not selected, we will be sending you a letter with information about how Northern Shores Community Development, Inc. may be able to help you with business planning, technical assistance, credit counseling or low interest loans for your small business. We will also be taking applications for 8 more grants starting in January of 2022, so stay tuned.
Please call our office is we can be of assistance to you and Miigwetch again for your interest in the F.A.R.M. Loan Program grants