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Education and Economic Development Initiatives

Grant Amount


Geographic Focus


Grantee Location

Flint, MI

United States

Grantee Website

Grant Period

January 1, 2016 -
December 31, 2016

This grant provides increased support for the Genesee Area Focus Fund and its support organization, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. 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 chamber also enhances the region’s economic competitiveness through workforce education and training across all age levels. In response to the water crisis, the chamber will promote economic resilience in Flint through partnerships that provide grants and low-interest loans for small businesses struggling to recover from the lead water emergency.

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