- Program Flint Area
- Program Area Restoring Community Vitality
- Grant Amount $235,000
- Grant Period October 1, 2020–September 30, 2021
- Location Crestwood, KY, United States
- Geographic Focus Flint
About this grant
This grant will provide support to XLerateHealth, a healthcare business accelerator located in the Ferris Wheel Building in downtown Flint. The accelerator serves as an entry point for entrepreneurs working to create healthcare-related enterprises. A high functioning accelerator can attract new businesses to the Flint area, spur economic growth and create job opportunities for local residents. XLerateHealth will play a key role in the build-out of a regional health science entrepreneurial ecosystem in Flint and Genesee County.