(WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Bank Offers Grants In 5 Detroit Neighborhoods

WWJ’s Florence Walton reports that Citizens Bank will offer the grant for pre-approved exterior improvement projects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2011

Relume LED lights at work at a parking lot in Arizona. (Photo: Relume Technologies)

Michigan Communities Receive Grants For Advanced Lighting Technology

Fourteen Michigan cities, villages and counties have received a total of $1,066,429, in advanced lighting technology projects, the Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2011

Select Fire Departments Will Benefit From Grants

U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, both D-Mich., announced more than $1.4 million in federal grants for nine fire departments in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2011


A Little Help For A Big Idea

Grant money is available for young people who have a plan for how to make positive changes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2011

$3 Million For Early Childhood Learning

The Early Childhood Investment Corp. announced this week that it will award $3 million in grants to Great Start Collaboratives across Michigan to establish local matching funds. Judy Y. Samelson, chief executive officer of ECIC, […]


National Collaborative Announces $80 Million Investment in Five Cities

Living Cities, a collaborative of 22 of the world’s largest foundations and financial institutions, announced today that it will invest $80 million in five U.S. metropolitan areas to create innovations that address intractable problems affecting […]


MVCA Awards Grants, Loans

The Michigan Venture Capital Association will award up to $50,000 in grants and loans to both Huron River Ventures and Michigan Accelerator Fund I, winners of the Michigan Economic Development Corp.’s Accelerator Fund program.  The […]


JC Penney Offers FIRST Robotics Grants

JC Penney stores have a huge new initiative to grow FIRST Robotics teams in Michigan. The Texas-based retailer is offering a $6,500 grant from each of its stores to a FIRST Robotics team. The grant […]


DIA May Get Millions From State

State lawmakers could be painting a brighter picture for the Detroit Institute of Arts.


Lawmaker Seeks Federal Help After Detroit Fires

State Sen. Hansen Clarke is meeting with Federal Emergency Management Agency officials in Washington to discuss aid to Detroit following a series of fires that destroyed 29 occupied homes in several neighborhoods.