Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge


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The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Michigan Corps and Great Lakes Entrepreneur's Quest today announced the Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge, the nation's first statewide social entrepreneurship competition.

The Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge invites individuals and teams to submit plans for an emerging entrepreneurial idea or replicable model from an existing organization for sustainable social change in a wide range of areas including, but not limited to, urban revitalization, environment, health, and education.

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Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other

Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones




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Hong Kong Opens its Doors to Social Entrepreneurs


Hong Kong Opens its Doors to Social Entrepreneurs

Hong Kong is one of those places that combinesĀ all the fundamentals for social enterprise. It comprises of a global financial hub, a highly educated and innovative population, and sufficient government and business support geared to address a myriad of social problems.


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