The Michigan SBDC was awarded funding to manage the Michigan Business Accelerator Fund through 21st Century Jobs Funding from the State of Michigan.
The SBA awarded the Michigan SBDC funding to increase services to Native Americans throughout the state. The SBDC network also received funding to increase assistance in West Michigan to Hispanic-owned businesses.
The Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) program launched in June, and the SBDC has been an integral partner to this program. The SBDC managed the PMBC online tool to connect business needs with business partners offering services at no cost or low cost.