May a nonprofit organization receive a discount on the fee?
A nonprofit organization advocating for developmentally disabled or mentally ill individuals that is formally designated by the state to carry out activities under subtitle C of the federal developmental disabilities assistance and bill of rights act of 2000, Public Law 106-402, and the protection and advocacy for individuals with mental illness act, Public Law 99-319, may receive a $20 discount if the request meets all of the following requirements in the act:
- Is made directly on behalf of the organization or its clients.
- Is made for a reason wholly consistent with the mission and provisions of those laws under section 931 of the mental health code, 1974 PA 258, MCL 330.1931.
- Is accompanied by documentation of its designation by the state, if requested by the public body.

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1. How do I submit a FOIA request to the township?
2. What kind of response can I expect to my request?
3. What are the township’s deposit requirements?
4. How does the township calculate FOIA processing fees?
5. How do I qualify for an indigence discount on the fee?
6. May a nonprofit organization receive a discount on the fee?
7. How may I challenge the denial of a public record or an excessive fee?