Strengthen economic vitality
economic opportunities without displacement
Widening pathways to increase generational wealth through local business ownership and job creation.
We partner to cultivate community-minded employers who offer promising career opportunities for a skilled workforce. We further strengthen our neighborhood economy by incubating diverse business-ownership and creating spaces that catalyze innovation.
Everyone deserves to feel the safety of financial security
Access to quality and sustainable employment opportunities is essential to a community’s strength and financial stability. To build a strong, healthier community, we work with employers serving the neighborhoods while recruiting additional businesses who demonstrate commitments around local hiring, sustainable wages, job training and giving second chances.
A place for entrepreneurs to grow
Economic growth within our community also includes ample access and achievable pathways to business ownership. We are creating affordable and flexible spaces for entrepreneurs that support business growth. Whether a new or a mature business, we will offer a progression of space types and sizes for businesses to thrive.
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When we outgrew our previous space, it was vital to us that we remain in the same neighborhood and continue to serve the residents and businesses that have supported us for the last 10 years.
Amplify GR is committed to partnering with local businesses to provide residents with:
Job opportunities that provide a clear pathway to $15 or more per hour with benefits
Career/job advancement, and felon-friendly job opportunities
Businesses that are committed to a strong emphasis on local hiring
If you are interested in your business in southeast Grand Rapids, we would love to talk.