Commitment to Action

Urban Rebound - Women Business Owners Creating Jobs

Commitment by

Count Me In for Women's Economic Independence

In 2011, Count Me In, working with local partner Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW), committed to inspire outreach to women entrepreneurs in the greater Grand Rapids, Michigan area who are seeking to grow their businesses to $250,000 in business revenue. More than 300 women will seek entry to Count Me In's business accelerator program, of which 50 will be selected as program participants. They will receive intensive training, which includes group coaching and training; monthly meet-ups; and quarterly financial assessments. The impact includes new revenue for this locale, 100 to 200 new jobs, and greater visibility on how women entrepreneurs are paving the way for economic recovery. Count Me In is committed to bringing its proven formula for accelerating business growth to other urban markets.

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Commitment

Urban Rebound - Women Business Owners Creating Jobs

Launched

2011

Est. Duration

4 Years

Estimated Total Value

$1,900,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

Count Me In for Women's Economic Independence

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW), W.K. Kellogg Foundation