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General Purposes

Prima Civitas Foundation

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $500,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2015–December 31, 2015
  • 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 implement a refined strategic plan focused on key drivers of economic and community development, including developing emerging markets and industry sectors; regional economic development strategies; and recruiting, retaining, and developing a 21st century workforce.