Moving Flint Forward to announce new round of grant recipients on National Small Business Day

On Friday, May 10 – National Small Business Day – the Flint & Genesee Economic Alliance and General Motors (GM) will celebrate five years of the Moving Flint Forward Small Business grant program by announcing this round’s cohort and looking back at the impact of the program.

The GM-funded initiative will award 17 grants of $10,000 each to Flint businesses that are new to the program. Additionally, seven Moving Flint Forward alumni have been selected to receive $5,000 each. The grantees – which represent a cross-section of businesses including landscaping, retail, food and entertainment, and professional services – will also receive critical wraparound support while participating in various networking opportunities and business trainings.

To learn more about the program, which supports revitalization efforts across the city’s neighborhoods by strengthening local businesses, click here.

Tyler Rossmaessler, Executive Director, Flint & Genesee Economic Alliance
Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley
General Motors representatives
Small business grant recipients

Friday, May 10 – News conference to begin at 9:15 a.m.

Berston Field House, 3300 Saginaw St., Flint

Parking available in front of building and at lot located at northeast corner of Saginaw Street and Pasadena Avenue.

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