Published: March 15, 2019

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women Announces 2019 Board of Directors

GROW adds new board members to continue to guide the organization in empowering local entrepreneurs and business owners. Grand Rapids, Michigan — West Michigan non-profit organization, GROW, welcomes six board members to its 2019 Board of Directors to further help strategic direction of the organization. New board members include: Meg Lehigh, HR Collaborative, takes the […]

Published: March 04, 2019

GROW Celebrates Their 30-year Anniversary in 2019

The organization encourages past clients, board members and volunteers to reconnect and share their stories. Grand Rapids, MI –GROW, a women-focused entrepreneurial support and training organization, is celebrating 30 years of supporting and educating men and women of West Michigan through all facets of entrepreneurship. Today, we live in a time where news about organizations […]

Published: February 12, 2019

Woman Up & Learn Summit is March 1 in Grand Rapids

Woman Up & Learn Summit is March 1 in Grand Rapids We are thrilled to work with Michigan Woman Forward who has put an incredible event together for women with a passion for starting or running their own business. You’ll take part in a day of inspiring presentations, networking, camaraderie, great food and more. All […]

Published: January 28, 2019

Entrepreneurial Insider with Karen Benson on WGVU Radio

Entrepreneurial Insider with Karen Benson on WGVU Radio January 2019 Karen Benson spoke with Shelley Irwin of WGVU Radio for our January segment of Entrepreneurial Insider. She shares more about the classes, training and support available to entrepreneurs in Muskegon, including our Intro to GROW classes that are available at both the Muskegon Innovation Hub […]

Published: January 09, 2019

GRBJ Article: Partners launching food industry networking group

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is partnering with several organizations on a new endeavor meant to strengthen the region’s food system.   On Jan. 15, the Downtown Market will launch Culinary Conversations, a “peer-to-peer collaboration and networking group” for West Michigan’s food industry professionals, including growers, producers, chefs, bartenders, restaurant owners, entrepreneurs and others. Each […]

Published: October 28, 2018

GROW Honors Award Winners at Annual Luncheon

GROW Honors Award Winners at Annual Luncheon   Grand Rapids, MI – Each year, GROW recognizes area business leaders and supporters who exemplify the work of the organization. This includes a Business of the Year Award, a Leadership Award, Partner Award and the Lee Ann Moss Service Award, named for GROW’s founder. There are over […]

Published: October 04, 2018

Nonprofit Releases Annual Report, Highlighting Economic Impact for Expanding Client Base

Our 2017 Annual Report is Released Here are some of our Economic Impact Numbers Grand Rapids, MI – Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women, (GROW) a women-focused entrepreneurial support and training organization, has recently released their Annual Report for 2017. The report highlights GROW’s expansion to the Lakeshore, the organization’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and the […]

Published: October 04, 2018

SBA Awards Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women $150,000 PRIME Grant to Help Emerging Micro-Entrepreneurs Gain Access to Capital

SBA Awards Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women $150,000 PRIME Grant to Help Emerging Micro-Entrepreneurs Gain Access to Capital DETROIT– Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women is set to receive a $150,000 grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs (PRIME).  With its PRIME award of $150,000, GROW will create new online training modules and platform […]

Published: August 20, 2018

GROW Adds Two New Staff Members to Serve Increasing Client Base

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW) announces two new staff members to their growing team. Annie Trupke joins as Administrative Assistant, and Jill May joins as the new Director of Lending Programs. The addition of these two professionals will support GROW in their mission to serve women and men entrepreneurs throughout West Michigan, including the […]

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