Through collaboration between the Ottawa County Improvement Corporation, the Ottawa County Community Foundation, and the Burton D. Morgan Foundation, the Regional Incubator for Sustainability and Entrepreneurship (RISE) Program’s Small Business Innovation Grant is expanding into Ottawa County. The grant will focus on assisting existing Ottawa County entrepreneurs to grow their businesses during these challenging times. The intent of this program is to have a positive impact on the overall economic landscape across Ottawa County.
The RISE Small Business Innovation Grant is intended to make possible innovative and strategic investments for businesses to thrive and adapt given recent events. Examples include but are not limited to:
- Capital improvements
- Development or acquisition of online platforms (websites or mobile apps)
- Development of new solutions to problems presented during the crisis