Press Releases - January 2021

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Community revitalization projects, entrepreneurial program to drive continued economic growth, local vitality across Michigan

• Community development projects will bring new housing, hotels and vibrancy to vacant places while promoting tourism in Grand Haven, Hillsdale, Ludington • MSF Board also approves tech transfer program to help grow state’s high-tech entrepreneurial ecosystem

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Monday, January 25, 2021

Twelve Distinctive Places in Michigan listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2020

Recognition gives Michigan nearly 2,000 listed historic properties.

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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Crowdfunding campaign launched for North Corktown Parks Renovation and Solar Installation

$27,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

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Friday, January 15, 2021

THIS JUST IN: Resources Available to Help Businesses Apply for Michigan Small Business Survival Grants

• Resources available now to guide businesses through application process • Application will be open 9 am EST Jan. 19 – Noon EST Jan. 22. at

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Thursday, January 14, 2021

Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program to provide $55 million in grants for COVID-19 relief efforts

• Michigan Strategic Fund authorizes relief programs to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19 and recent public health orders • Application will open January 19 at 9am EST at • Small Business Survival grants will be administered by 15 Economic Development Organizations covering all 83 counties • All applications received will be considered by EDOs in the review process • $3.5 million Michigan Stages Survival Grant program also approved to offer relief to live music and event venues statewide.

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Thursday, January 7, 2021

AGS Automotive Systems expanding in Sterling Heights, building on state’s leadership in autonomous and electric vehicle manufacturing

Leading auto supplier investing, adding jobs with support from Michigan Strategic Fund

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Crowdfunding campaign launched for “Daytime. Nighttime. Anytime. Place” project in East Lansing

$50,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

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