Press Releases in April 2024

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Investment Projects, Housing Developments will Create Over $1 Billion in Investment and 1,000 Jobs in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined the Michigan Economic Development Corporation today in applauding Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) approval of projects that will enhance communities and provide housing across the state, positioning Michigan to attract projects and population growth. The projects, expected to generate a total capital investment of over $1 billion and create at least 1,000 jobs in Michigan, underscore the state’s commitment to placemaking efforts across the state.

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Monday, April 15, 2024

Michigan Economic Development Corp. is going full ‘STEAM Ahead’ in push to help tech-focused businesses of all sizes hire more interns and expand work experience opportunities for college students

MEDC is adding the Arts to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math work experience program and increasing its 1:1 wage match for employers to $4,000 for full-time interns and $2,000 for part-timers

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Monday, April 15, 2024

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for the Murals on Main Festival in Downtown Rogers City

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

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Thursday, April 11, 2024

85 New Jobs Coming to Ingham & Kent Counties

Certus Medical, LLC expands in Lansing, creating 25 new jobs, $202,000 capital investment; tesa tape, inc., relocating North American headquarters to Grand Rapids, creating 60 new jobs, $1.2 million capital investment

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Monday, April 8, 2024

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for Masons Corner in Downtown Farmington

$75,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

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Friday, April 5, 2024

Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation and MEDC celebrate groundbreaking of manufacturing facility

New 20,000-square-foot industrial building will become transportation and logistics hub for Maple Transport, Inc., supporting U.P.’s forest products industry

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Monday, April 1, 2024

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for the Greater Flint Miracle League Ballfield Project

$75,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

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