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Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Engagement


  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Restoring Community Vitality
  • Grant Amount $75,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2022–June 30, 2023
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint, Genesee

About this grant

This grant will support SIPI to lead the coordination and alignment of Flint’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. The goals of this grant renewal are to: 1) increase awareness of resources available to local entrepreneurs; 2) support economic diversification by building on assets that provide entrepreneurs in Flint with a competitive advantage, such as healthcare and social enterprises; 3) convene regular meetings with entrepreneurial service providers; 4) collaborate and host networking and meet-up events for local entrepreneurs; and 5) develop programs to enhance coordination and communication among entrepreneurial service providers, business peer groups and prospective entrepreneurs.