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Sunday, 19 June 2022 18:13

Rotarians launch fund to support women-owned businesses in Muskegon County

Applications are now open for the first round of grants from a newly established fund for women-owned businesses in Muskegon County.

Published in Nonprofits
Sunday, 06 June 2021 16:00

Frauenthal launches new $7M public fundraising campaign for capital improvements

MUSKEGON — Leadership at the Frauenthal Center stepped back in 2019 to administer a full architectural assessment of the historic performing and events center, which has endured nine decades of consistent wear and tear.

Published in Nonprofits
Friday, 19 March 2021 15:58

West Michigan food processing incubator opens in Muskegon

MUSKEGON — An 8,000-square-foot food processing business incubator in Muskegon is now open and accepting new tenants.

Published in Food/Agribusiness

Monday, 14 September 2020 10:14

GROW rolls out second round of COVID relief to small businesses

GRAND RAPIDS — Grand Rapids Opportunity for Women is accepting applications through Sept. 26 for its ReStart Kent loan program. 

Published in Small Business
Sunday, 16 August 2020 17:40

Los Amigos restaurant surviving pandemic despite funding obstacles

MUSKEGON — Despite initially struggling to access COVID-19 relief funding, Ana Olson has kept Los Amigos Mexican Bar & Grill open with takeout orders throughout the entire pandemic.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Thursday, 18 June 2020 17:26

Muskegon County loan program latest in COVID-19 business relief

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women and the Community Foundation for Muskegon County have teamed up for a new aid fund for small businesses directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Finance

Sunday, 23 June 2019 19:00

INCUBATING ACTIVITY: Convention center, FARM incubator and projects add to Muskegon

MUSKEGON — City leaders continue to explore ways to move Muskegon’s retail sector forward by enhancing business districts outside of the downtown core.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 23 December 2018 14:22

Crystal Ball 2019 Outlook Q&A: Todd Jacobs, Community Foundation for Muskegon County

Todd Jacobs becomes president and CEO of the Community Foundation for Muskegon County on Jan. 1. The Muskegon native succeeds Chris McGuigan, who has run the foundation since 1999 and plans to retire. Jacobs moves to the Community Foundation for Muskegon County from the Fremont Area Community Foundation, where he’s worked as vice president and chief philanthropy officer. 

Published in Nonprofits
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 14:16

Community Foundation for Muskegon County taps Fremont exec as next CEO

Trustees at the Community Foundation for Muskegon County named Todd Jacobs as the organization’s next president and CEO.

Published in Nonprofits

Sunday, 29 April 2018 15:31

Watch them go: Once nearly vacant and abandoned, downtown Muskegon finds new life

MUSKEGON — A dozen years ago, after the demolition of the former Muskegon Mall, an eight-block area in the heart of downtown sat vacant, filled with sand, shells of vacant buildings and few people.

Sunday, 15 April 2018 20:16

Backed by new funding, GROW expands to Muskegon, Grand Haven

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women plans to spread further into the lakeshore market to support budding entrepreneurs.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 02 April 2017 16:10

Managing the unknown: Cultural arts nonprofits press on with projects amid mounting concerns

The impact of possible budget cuts under the Trump administration is weighing on the minds of most nonprofit leaders in West Michigan, but it’s especially concerning for executives at arts and cultural organizations.

Published in Nonprofits