Resources to support your business growth

Grant Assistance

Applications for grant money - totaling $325,150 - offered up through the Michigan Clean Diesel Program are available now with a deadline of February 18, 2022.  More information - including a webinar detailing this process to be held on January 19th - can be found here.

COVID Resources for Businesses Available Online

Access COVID-19 resources for businesses and communities by visiting


Read more about programs supporting economic recovery for Michigan businesses by visiting

Visit to find other valuable resources for employers, workers, residents and communities.

Community and Business Resources in the Grand Traverse Region

Traverse Connect has identified and organized resources by specialty (Business Support; Talent & Recruitment; Business Finacing; Mentorship & Startup Support; Education; Cultural & Creative; Regional Support; Community; and Infrastructure) to assist you regardless of what phase your business is in. Visit

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Traverse Connect

Traverse Connect is the lead economic development organization for the Grand Traverse region, which supports area businesses through a combination of business attraction and retention strategies, talent development efforts, and strategic coordination among partner agencies. Traverse Connect now serves the region as one organization supporting business growth and development, alongside partner organization Venture North Funding and Development.

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