Communities Across Michigan Support Small Businesses with Crowdfunding Campaigns
Brighton, Traverse City, Pontiac and Detroit among local community organizations raising funds to support their small business communities during COVID-19 related shutdown.
Brighton's Small Town, Big Hearts and Give Back to Pontiac are among the Michigan groups who have partnered with the civic crowdfunding platform Patronicity to allow area residents and organizations to directly support the small business community through these incredibly difficult times.
"It's remarkable the way organizations across Michigan are coming together to meet the needs of their businesses as quickly and efficiently as possible, right now crowdfunding is a great fit for that," said Mahala Clayton, Patronicity program Director for Michigan. "Considering that everyone is putting aside the natural discomfort of asking for money and realizing the greater impact this immediate action can have, that is what is keeping our hustle moving even internally."
The Patronicity Small Business Support program runs through the end of May and offers one-on-one project coaching and is waiving most platform fees normally charged to project teams. Funds can be distributed on a rolling basis during the duration of campaigns as groups identify qualified business. Learn more at www.patronicity.com/
Patronicity is a civic & community-based crowdfunding platform aimed at building more vibrant communities by creating engagement with the public to support projects meaningful to sponsors and area residents. Patronicity's award-winning crowdgranting model – an easy application process & cost-effective administration – brings deeper engagement and broader press & public recognition which is aimed directly at a sponsor's mission for creating better communities.
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