- Program Flint Area
- Program Area Restoring Community Vitality
- Grant Amount $235,000
- Grant Period September 1, 2017–September 30, 2019
- Location Louisville, KY, United States
- Geographic Focus Flint, Genesee
About this grant
This grant will help fund the launch of XLerateHealth, a healthcare business accelerator to be located in the Ferris Building in downtown Flint. The accelerator will serve as an entry point for entrepreneurs working to create healthcare-related enterprises. A high functioning accelerator will 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.