The Magic Johnson Foundation has partnered with Michigan Corps to sponsor a $3,000 prize for a millennial-led social venture in Michigan. The Millennial Prize for Social Innovation will award a millenial entrepreneur who demonstrates promise for bringing about positive change in Michigan through a sustainable business model.
On Friday, May 10, 2013, Michigan Corps launched Kiva Flint with a community of enthusiastic entrepreneurs, lenders and community leaders.
Michigan Corps Launches Kiva in Flint, Marking Statewide Expansion of Kiva Lending. Empowering the Flint community to lend to and champion the success of local entrepreneurs.
As part of the Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge, a statewide competition designed to advance ideas and solutions that address social challenges, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Michigan Corps, and Great Lakes Entrepreneur's Quest (GLEQ) today announced a new $25,000 award that encourages the hiring of structurally unemployed individuals.
Consumers Energy and The Heat and Warmth Fund Join the Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge. $15,000 in Cash Prizes and entrepreneurship training to be awarded for ideas and solutions addressing energy affordability and efficiency.
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Michigan Corps and Great Lakes Entrepreneur's Quest announce the Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge, the nation's first statewide social entrepreneurship initiative.
Amanda Brewington, founder of Always Brewing Detroit, shares her story of presenting and winning our recent Kiva SOUP event for social entrepeneurs in Detroit.
As 2012 comes to a close, we take a moment to reflect on what you - our Corps community - have accomplished this year!
This time of year, we join each of you in taking time to reflect on what we're most thankful for. Here's a little taste of our Thanksgiving Blend at Michigan Corps!
Clarence was the first citizen philanthropist with our Detroit4Detroit initiative! Read more to learn about how this bright and passionate engineer is connecting and giving back in Michigan as a Corps member.
This fall, Michigan Corps launched our Fellowship Program to extend an opportunity for dedicated Fellows to build the work of our exciting social change initiatives! Read about our first Fellow, Shawn, who is excitedly supporting the work of Kiva Detroit to fund and champion local businesses.
There's something about fall that brings a sense of renewal. With the change of season come fresh perspectives on possibilities for innovation! Read on to learn about new opportunities for you, our 'Corps', to lead social change through our initiatives.
Announcing the launch of Kiva Zip in Detroit, an exciting new opportunity for Detroiters to nominate and directly contribute to interest-free microloans for entrepreneurs with unique credibility, needs and potential for social impact.
Delphia Simmons is known in ‘the D' for her passion surrounding micro-enterprise! This month, we spotlight Delphia's leadership in building a supportive environment for small business in Detroit through nominations for Kiva Detroit, as well as her own entrepreneurial aspirations.
We're delighted to announce the launch of our Fellowship Program through which dedicated individuals will support the growth of our modern engagement and social impact platform in service of Michiganders everywhere. A fall fellowship is available to support the growth of Kiva Detroit!
Last week, we hosted our first Kiva Detroit business roundtable and were moved by the energy and encouragement that resulted.
Today, the 15th of June, we invite you to take one of our last 15 spots as part of Detroit4Detroit's cohort of 150 citizen philanthropists and lead social-change projects in Detroit!
At the Mackinac Policy Conference, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced a partnership with Michigan Corps to grow our Kiva Detroit community.
Elizabeth Garlow, an award-winning leader in microfinance and social innovation, joins Michigan Corps as Director of Strategic Initiatives.