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News Release | Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for Lawton SplashPad

Michigan Business Network
June 4, 2019 10:00 AM

$40,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

LANSING, Mich. – The Village of Lawton will soon gain an accessible water play area for all to enjoy in Lewis Park through a new crowdfunding campaign, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Village of Lawton announced today. The campaign is being offered through the Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

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News Release | Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for Camp Carpenter Detroit

Michigan Business Network
May 22, 2019 8:00 AM

$10,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

LANSING, Mich. – Detroit will soon gain a new outdoor adventure space designed by local youth and artists through a new crowdfunding campaign, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Popps Packing announced today. The campaign is being offered through the Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

If the campaign reaches its crowdfunding goal of $10,000 by June 20, the project will win a matching grant with funds made possible by MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places program. For project details and to donate, please visit: patronicity.com/cc.

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News Release | Administration, Fiscal Agencies Reach Consensus on Revenue Estimates

Michigan Business Network
May 20, 2019 4:00 PM

Revenues Relatively Flat, Uncertainties Moving Forward

LANSING, Mich. – State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks, State Budget Director Chris Kolb, Senate Fiscal Agency Director Chris Harkins and House Fiscal Agency Director Mary Ann Cleary today reached consensus on economic and revenue figures for the remainder of Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 and for the upcoming 2020 and 2021 fiscal years.

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News Release | Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for “The Power of Words Project” UPlift Campaign in Upper Peninsula

Michigan Business Network
May 15, 2019 1:00 PM

$20,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

LANSING, Mich. –  The Northern Michigan Power of Words Project Mural Campaign will expand its UPlift campaign with three new projects in Manistique, Gladstone and Marquette through a new crowdfunding campaign. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the Svelata Foundation and nonprofit Lake Effect Community Arts announced the campaign today. The campaign is being offered through the Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

 If the campaign reaches its crowdfunding goal of $20,000 by June 12, 2019, the project will win a matching grant with funds made possible by MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places program. For project details and to donate, please visit: patronicity.com/uplift.

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Crowdfunding campaign launched for Creston After Dark project in Grand Rapids

Michigan Business Network
May 12, 2019 2:00 PM

$25,655 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative 

LANSING, Mich. – The Creston neighborhood of Grand Rapids will come alive through a public murals and greening crowdfunding campaign, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Lions and Rabbits, and nonprofit Experience Live Art announced today. The campaign is being offered through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

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Crowdfunding campaign launched for Carp River Kiln Gateway Plaza in Marquette

Michigan Business Network
May 11, 2019 3:00 PM

$25,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative  

LANSING, Mich. – Marquette will resurrect its historical Carp River beehive kiln and feature it in the new destination plaza along the Iron Ore Heritage Trail through a crowdfunding campaign, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority (IOHRA) announced today. The campaign is being offered through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

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Crowdfunding campaign launched for Parcourse Renovation in Watervliet

Michigan Business Network
May 7, 2019 10:00 AM

$35,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

LANSING, Mich. – Lakeland Hospital Watervliet is creating a space for citizens in the Tri-City area of Watervliet, Coloma and Hartford, as well as southwest Michigan, to focus on their fitness and overall well-being through a new crowdfunding campaign the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Lakeland Health Foundation announced today. The campaign is being offered through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

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Crowdfunding campaign launched for Flint Community Water Lab

Michigan Business Network
May 7, 2019 8:00 AM

$35,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative 

LANSING, Mich. – Flint will gain a fully functional water testing lab operated by Flint residents, helping to rebuild the trust that was broken during the Flint Water Crisis through a new crowdfunding campaign, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Freshwater Future and Evergreen Community Development Initiative announced today. The campaign is being offered through the Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

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Sparrow News | Dapper Dads Voting Begins

Michigan Business Network
March 27, 2019 10:00 AM

Voting Underway for Sparrow Foundation’s 10th Annual Dapper Dads Challenge

LANSING, MI – The polls are open for the most highly anticipated balloting of the year, the Sparrow Foundation/Women Working Wonders’ 10th Annual Dapper Dads Challenge.

The public is invited to join the fun by voting for their favorite Dapper Dad, choosing from a roster of prominent Mid-Michigan business leaders and professionals. Each vote costs $5 and represents a donation to the Sparrow Foundation in support of women’s health. Last year’s event raised nearly $1 million.

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NEWS RELEASE | Community Celebrates Success of Paddlers’ Landing Campaign

Michigan Business Network
March 22, 2019 2:00 PM

Paddlers' Landing Will Provide Safe Access to Flint River for Paddling, Rafting, and Fishing

Flint, MI.  March 21st, 2019  The crowdfunding campaign to support the Paddlers’ Landing at Mott Park, led by the Corridor Alliance Chapter of the Flint River Watershed Coalition is a success!

 

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