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Displaying items tagged: Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women

Wednesday, 20 July 2022 20:31

Grand Rapids microlender rebrands, aims to increase small business lending

GRAND RAPIDS — A Grand Rapids-based microlender has rebranded from Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women to Grow as it focuses on increasing the number of loans it deploys to small businesses. 

Published in Small Business
Sunday, 16 January 2022 18:00

Biz groups quiet on economic implications of abortion restrictions

The longstanding U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade, which has protected abortion access before fetal viability for 49 years, is set to be directly challenged this year. 

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 07 November 2021 18:00

Child care, wage trends hold back women’s workforce re-entry

Women have been slower than men to return to the workforce over the past year and a half. They are more often held back by childcare complications from the pandemic and are likely being dissuaded from returning to frontline positions with low pay.

Published in Economic Development

Tuesday, 15 December 2020 11:17

West Michigan Hispanic Chamber receives $100,000 Bank of America grant to help Latinx businesses

The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will use a $100,000 grant from Bank of America to help businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Small Business
Sunday, 27 September 2020 08:55

MiBiz Growth Report: September 27, 2020

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for September 27, 2020.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 16 August 2020 17:40

Los Amigos restaurant surviving pandemic despite funding obstacles

MUSKEGON — Despite initially struggling to access COVID-19 relief funding, Ana Olson has kept Los Amigos Mexican Bar & Grill open with takeout orders throughout the entire pandemic.

Published in Food/Agribusiness


Thursday, 18 June 2020 17:26

Muskegon County loan program latest in COVID-19 business relief

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women and the Community Foundation for Muskegon County have teamed up for a new aid fund for small businesses directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Finance
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 12:52

GROW secures $150K grant to expand entrepreneur training statewide

A $150,000 federal grant will enable Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women to expand virtual entrepreneurial training into new areas of Michigan.

Published in Small Business
Sunday, 15 April 2018 20:16

Backed by new funding, GROW expands to Muskegon, Grand Haven

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women plans to spread further into the lakeshore market to support budding entrepreneurs.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 29 October 2017 12:50

GROW could offer larger loans to small businesses under new federal program

GRAND RAPIDS — A $125,000 federal grant provides the funding for Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women to gear up to become a larger lender to small businesses.

Published in Finance
Sunday, 10 January 2016 22:36

Women’s group aims to grow members, charitable impact in greater Grand Rapids

A group of Grand Rapids women who pooled their funds to make a collective charitable donation last year hope to build off the success of their initial event and make more lasting impacts in the community.

Published in Nonprofits