Crowdfunding campaign launched for GreenLight East Jordan project
$5,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative
LANSING, Mich. –“The Breezeway,” a 26-mile business corridor that stretches from Atwood to Boyne Falls, will soon be activated through a new crowdfunding campaign , the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Northern Lakes Economic Alliance announced today. The campaign is being offered through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.
If the campaign reaches its crowdfunding goal of $5,000 by October 10, the project will win a matching grant with funds made possible by MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places program. For project details and to donate, please visit: Patronicity.com/greenlight.
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