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Education and Economic Development Initiatives

Genesee Area Focus Fund

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Restoring Community Vitality
  • Grant Amount $1,700,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2014–December 31, 2014
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

This renewal grant provides partial support for the Genesee Area Focus Fund and its supported organization, the Flint and Genesee Chamber of Commerce, to continue to deliver economic development and education and training services to the Flint area. The chamber focuses on increasing business investment, job creation, and industry diversification through business retention, expansion, and attraction activities as well as entrepreneurial support services. The grantee enhances the area’s economic competitiveness and quality of life by providing workforce education and training programming across all age levels, and by engaging in special initiative projects.