Economic Development

The future of philanthropy

As the generations change, charitable giving patterns are changing, too.

October 23, 2015

West Michigan community foundations return the investment

In the field of philanthropy, ROI means more than a number.

October 23, 2015

Craft beers reap profits for the state

Studies include brewers, wholesalers, retailers and raw materials suppliers.

State OKs Muskegon Promise

After nearly six years, MAISD has met requirements for scholarship program.

October 23, 2015

Businesses voice DID concerns

Some property owners oppose a potential dilution of resources and others the cost for inclusion.

October 16, 2015

Van Andel Arena is a catalytic anchor

Several projects have created a new identity for Grand Rapids over the past two decades.

October 9, 2015

Inside Track: Owens has a passion for nurturing the community

The leader of Lakeshore Advantage finds the position suits her thirst for knowledge and professional growth.

October 9, 2015