Economic Development

In The NewsMike Walsh of Burton begins to paddle down the Flint River at Kayak Flint.

Here's why kayaking will return to the Flint River


In The NewsAlex and Natalie Kadie always knew they were destined to be entrepreneurs.

Eight Ten: Tough as nails and investing in Flint


Feature StoryIsmeralda Moyet lives in Pontiac, but says she's fallen in love with working in Flint since hiring into the Lear factory at Buick City.
In The NewsTeressa Morris has been selling her baked yummies for more than a decade but opened her storefront just a year ago.

Check out Flint's Million Dollar Cookie at The Cookie Jar


In The NewsKristin Stevenson, of the City of Flint’s Planning and Development office holds a sign for the Flint Choice Neighborhoods Initiative, in downtown Flint.

$30-million development focuses on Flint 'choice'


Feature StoryFlint, MI - Friday, February 2, 2018: As he rounds the edges of his project, Flint resident Mike Callahan checks to make sure his progress is even and smooth at Factory Two in Flint.

Flint's makerspace: See inside Factory Two


Feature StoryFlint, MI - Tuesday, January 30, 2018: A view of the sweeping press box overlooking the ice at the Dort Federal Event Center.

Multimillion dollar investment restores Flint event center


In The NewsThe new Lear Corp. plant in Flint is located on a portion of the former Buick City site.

Why Lear chose Flint for new plant and 600 jobs


In The NewsAnn Werring sells her creations at vintage markets and through her Etsy shop, 1HeavenSentDesigns.

Mott Park mompreneur carves out her own business


Feature StoryFlint SOUP  founder Adrian Montague speaks with a patron  at the Flint SOUP event in January 2018 at the Church of the Harvest International  in Flint.
In The NewsTalicia Campbell, owner of Chef Telly, receives congratulations after winning the microgrant at the Flint SOUP event in January.

Inside Flint SOUP: $800 win funds kitchen, licensing for Chef Telly


Feature StoryCharma Dompreh presents her business, Charma's Green Chips, at Flint SOUP during the October event at Factory Two in Flint.
In The NewsThe leadership team at SIPI, which currently has contracts to provide training and to help local organizations build success.

Building Flint's social enterprise and investment systems


In The News“With the skills that I've learned with the CNC (manufacturing equipment), I've got three companies who are really interested and ready to hire me on the spot once I finish the program,” says Steve Terry, a student in MCC's Workforce Development Prog
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