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Economic Assistance and Development Resources

The City of Mt. Pleasant

The City welcomes the opportunity to create positive growth and entrepreneurial opportunities for our community and also strives to enhance employment opportunities by not only retaining, but creating jobs while diversifying and enhancing the City’s tax base. To learn about the various available incentive funds, click here

Contact:
William R. Mrdeza, Community Services and Economic Development Director
Telephone: 989-779-5311
Email: wmrdeza@mt-pleasant.org

 

Central Michigan University Research Corporation

CMURC is where business comes together. Thrive in professional and diverse coworking space at The RC in Mt. Pleasant, Midland, Bay City, and Saginaw. Grow your business through accelerator programs that take you from idea to first sale with unique resources along the way. Find your sense of place in the refreshing community development within the Mt. Pleasant SmartZone District. Make it happen in our inclusive entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Contact:
Erin Strang, CMURC President and CEO
Telephone: 989-204-1835
Email: erin@cmurc.com

 

Home Builders Association of Michigan

Represents and addresses the concerns of the building industry through member services, education and political and community involvement.

Contact:
Carmelina Crisci, Executive Director
Telephone: 989-775-7747
Email: carmi@bacm.com

 

Michigan Small Business Development Center

Enhances economic wellbeing by providing consulting, training and market research for new ventures, existing small businesses and advanced technology companies.

Contact:
Tony Fox, Regional Director
Telephone: 989-317-4623
Email: aefox@midmich.edu

 

Middle Michigan Development Corporation

Grow the economy with services designed to retain, expand and attract businesses in Isabella County.
Contact:
Jim McBryde, President and CEO
Telephone: 989-772-2858
Email: jmcbryde@mmdc.org

 

Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce

Enhance a diversified business environment that fosters a progressive and economically viable community.

Contact:
Douglas Wallace, President and CEO
Telephone: 989-772-2396, extension 104
Email: dwallace@mt-pleasant.net

 

Mt. Pleasant Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Destination marketing and management for leisure, visitors and meetings

Contact:
Chris Rowley, Executive Director
Telephone: 989-772-4433, extension 112
Email: chris@meetmtp.com

 

Northern Initiatives

Provides loans to small business owners and entrepreneurs that might not qualify for loans from traditional banks for a variety of reasons.

Contact:
Vernard Roberson, Commercial Lender
Telephone: 616-329-6188
Email: vroberson@northerninitiatives.org