Turning the Dial on Justice: South East Market Alita Kelly is forging a new path in business, one that is hyper mission-centric and demonstrates the powerful impact small businesses can have on their communities. Kelly, along with her business partner Khara DeWit, opened South East Market in January. The market is tucked into the corner … Read more

Get to Know GROW’s New Business Development Officer, Jordan Turner We are thrilled to welcome our new business development officer, Jordan Turner! Jordan originally hails from the metro Detroit area, and is coming to us by way of Louisville, where he has spent four years working within Louisville Metro Government as an Economic Development Manager. … Read more

Small Business Funding Options   Many small businesses need funding to get started or to grow, and sometimes lots of it. While seeking out funds for your small business can feel daunting, know that you have several options available to you. We’ve put together a list of some of the different types of business funding … Read more

What Is Microlending and Is It Right for My Business? At Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW), we’re proud to be an intermediary microloan lender through the Small Business Administration (SBA). In fact, GROW is the only organization in West Michigan to offer SBA microloans! So what are microloans, and are they right for your … Read more