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Motor City Match milestone: 100th small business receives cash grant since launch of innovative Detroit program

October 30, 2017

86 of first 100 winners located in neighborhoods outside of downtown/midtown Winners reflect Detroit’s population: 88% minority-owned; 79% women-owned Mayor Duggan presents another $500,000 in awards at PizzaPlex in SW Detroit $4.4 million in matching grants have been awarded through 9 rounds Detroit, October 30, 2017. Motor City Match reached a milestone today as Detroit…

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Motor City Match Info Session, Sept. 18th, 2017

September 12, 2017

Join the Motor City Match team for our Round 10 Info Session. We’ll provide an overview of the Motor City Match program and application process so that you can better understand how we can help you launch or expand your business in Detroit. We’ll also have MCM staff on hand to answer individual questions. New…

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Motor City Magazine

August 28, 2017

Mayor Mike Duggan and Motor City Match celebrated the two-year anniversary of the Mayor’s signature small business program with a publication highlighting Motor City Match businesses and award winners. Every three months, Motor City Match connects new and expanding businesses with Detroit real esta te opportunities and other resources needed by entrepreneurs.  Since the Mayor…

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Mayor’s Motor City Match program at 2 years: Nearly $4M in grants to support 87 new & expanding small businesses

August 14, 2017

Eight rounds of grant awards leverage $24 million in total new neighborhood business investments. 78% of winning businesses are minority owned 3 Round 8 awardees include representation from all seven of Detroit’s council districts DETROIT, August 14, 2017 – Mayor Mike Duggan and Motor City Match celebrated two years of help for new or expanding…

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Motor City Re-Store Design RFQ

July 7, 2017

7/1/2017 The Economic Development Corporation of the City of Detroit (the “EDC”) is soliciting the submission of Proposals from well-established licensed Architects and Engineering / Design firms experienced with design contracts to participate in the City of Detroit’s Motor City Re-Store Program (MCR-S) for exterior / facade improvements to existing commercial buildings in Detroit’s business districts.…

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