Items Tagged with 'GROW'


Nonprofit names Seeds of GROWth winners

September 15, 2017
A local nonprofit that provides resources to female entrepreneurs has recognized four leaders for their community contributions. Read More

Breastfeeding startup wins InnovateHER

July 19, 2017
An entrepreneur who created a product to help working moms continue breastfeeding has won $8,000 in prizes at a local pitch competition. Read More

WomenConnect honoring new leaders

June 23, 2017
A new group of community leaders will be honored for their achievements at a networking event for women this week. Read More

Nonprofit hires business development officer

May 19, 2017
A local nonprofit plans to expand its microlending program and has hired a new business development officer to support the effort. Read More

Nonprofit names board members

July 25, 2016
A local nonprofit focused on aiding female entrepreneurs has appointed four new members to its board of trustees. Read More

Report finds women-owned firms making headway

Locally, GROW has helped approximately 600 women entrepreneurs in the last year.

April 15, 2016
Behind the economy of every great state, there’s an even greater growth of women-owned businesses. Read More

Partners produce Entrepreneur YOU for women

March 3, 2016
A local university, in partnership with two area nonprofits, is hosting a conference for female entrepreneurs on Friday. Read More

Women’s nonprofit names COO

December 29, 2015
A lifelong businesswoman will bring her experience to an executive role with a West Michigan entrepreneurial resource nonprofit for women. Read More

GROW may not be the only loan arranger

City agency will look at possibly becoming SBA micro-lender.

October 11, 2013
If the Grand Rapids Economic Development Corp. can make it work, there will be two. Read More

Microloan program driving small business growth

August 23, 2013
The Business Journal reported in July that Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women is tripling its microloan program from the $200,000 in Small Business Administration funds it had available last year to $600,000 going into this year. Read More