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General Purposes

Prima Civitas Foundation

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $500,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2014–December 31, 2014
  • Location East Lansing, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Michigan

About this grant

This grant renews support to the Prima Civitas Foundation to pursue a broad range of initiatives and strategies designed to make Michigan globally competitive in the new economy. Begun in 2005 with the mission of transforming mid-Michigan’s economy, the grantee now works statewide to build networks that connect Michigan’s knowledge assets with catalytic opportunities for economic growth. During the grant period, the grantee will continue to implement a strategic plan focused on encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation; recruiting, retaining, and developing a 21st century workforce; regional economic development strategies; and international connectivity.