MSU Gets Grant To Find New Ways To Create Jobs

Michigan State University has received $915,000 grant from the federal government to think up new ways to create jobs in the area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2011

(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.