Elevating entrepreneurs with funding and resources for every stage of business ownership.

Grow is a Community Development Financial Institution that provides responsible and accessible loans that expand economic opportunities for small business owners at every stage of their business.

or give us a call! (616) 458-3404

We’re Here to Help You Get Funded, Gain Skills, and Grow Your Business.

Business Loans

Our loans are designed to meet your unique circumstances and get your business on the road to success.

Business Advising

Our business training helps you build a strong foundation of business basics while equipping you to meet challenges as they come.

Events & Programming

Grow offers opportunities for business owners to share expertise with one another and create unique peer-to-peer networking opportunities.

Our Mission

Grow is committed to providing responsible and accessible loans that expand economic opportunity for small business owners.

We acknowledge the historical harm of traditional financial systems and combat this by committing to provide capital to small business owners and entrepreneurs who have been systemically excluded.

Our Impact

In 2020, Grow deployed 55 loans and deployed $587,000 to local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are committed to elevating entrepreneurs by providing access to capital, financial training, and mentorship from Grow’s network of industry professionals. These resources assist entrepreneurs in making sustainable decisions as they build financial security as small business owners in West Michigan.

Upcoming Events and Programs

16 Dec 2023 9:00am - 3:00pm

CENTRO Business Plan Workshop

MAKE YOUR BUSINESS PLAN IN 6 HOURS! Class Topics Include: Mission, Vision, and Values Personal Finances Market Analysis Products and Services Marketing Strategy Operations Business…
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