TROY — Donations to the Automation Alley Fund can now be made online at http://www.automationalleyfund.com, making it easier and more convenient for individuals and organizations to make charitable gifts to help support Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, and its mission to grow the innovation cluster of Southeast Michigan.
“We are so pleased the Automation Alley Fund website is up and running. By making it easier for donors to make charitable gifts, we are speeding up and streamlining our philanthropic efforts,” said Automation Alley Director of Philanthropy Kim Cross. “Gifts to the Automation Alley Fund support job creation, industry diversification, talent development, technology acceleration and all of Automation Alley’s business growth activities shaping our region’s economy.”
Donations to the Automation Alley Fund help improve the quality of life in Southeast Michigan by supporting programs and initiatives that grow the regional technology economy, such as:
- Funding for high-tech startup companies and projects
- Training for the high-tech talent pool
- Trade missions to domestic and international locales for small to medium-sized enterprises
- Attracting international companies to Southeast Michigan
- Consulting for manufacturing companies interested in diversifying into the defense industry
- Workshops, networking events and PR tools for local businesses
The Automation Alley Fund website, http://www.automationalleyfund.com, was made possible through a partnership with Troy-based cloud solutions provider Billhighway. Donations will be accepted and processed safely and securely by way of an integrated Web form. Payment and donor data will be automated to improve data quality and increase cash flow of the Automation Alley Fund.
For more information, contact Automation Alley Director of Philanthropy Kim Cross at (248) 457-3200 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Established in 2008, the Automation Alley Fund is a 501(c)(3) organization that supports the mission of Automation Alley, which is to grow the innovation cluster of Southeast Michigan. Gifts to the Automation Alley Fund sustain and grow Automation Alley’s programs and services, including talent development programs, entrepreneurial services, international business services, defense and manufacturing services and other business development programs — all of which contribute to economic growth and improved quality of life in Southeast Michigan. A gift to the Automation Alley Fund is a wise investment in Southeast Michigan’s future and a strong statement of commitment to the region.