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SBA Administrator Announces Grantees for Biden-Harris Administration’s Community Navigator Pilot Program

Isabella Casillas Guzman, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), announced grantees for the Biden-Harris administration’s Community Navigator Pilot Program, an American Rescue Plan initiative designed to reduce barriers that all small businesses, including those owned by disadvantaged ...

UWM Sports Complex renovated, ready for youth recreation

Pistons clinic inaugurates UWM community sports center in Pontiac

A Detroit Pistons clinic from the Arts and Technology Academy of Pontiac kicked off the opening of United Wholesale Mortgage Holdings Corp.’s youth community sports center on Wednesday.

Grants to support public safety reforms made to 5 more Southeast Michigan communities

M1 Concourse, Pontiac Community Foundation partner to improve city transportation

Transportation is a problem in Pontiac but two local partners are collaborating to fix that. The nonprofit Checkered Flag Challenge, a philanthropic group of the Pontiac-based M1 Concourse, and the Pontiac Community Foundation recently announced an initiative called M1 Mobility ...

Pontiac community raising $50,000 to restore Mattie McKinney Hatchett Park

The Pontiac community is taking the future of their neighborhood parks into their own hands. To do it, the Pontiac Community Foundation has launched a fundraising campaign for $50,000 to redevelop the Mattie McKinney Hatchett Park near Paddock and Perkins ...

Major renovations planned for Pontiac’s Neighborhood Park

In what’s being touted as the first major redevelopment of a Pontiac park in years, the Pontiac Community Foundation is spearheading efforts to renovate Neighborhood Park on the city’s east side. The park, located near Paddock and Perkins streets, is ...

Pontiac nonprofit begins crowdfunding campaign to redevelop Mattie McKinney Hatchett Park

Starting Sept. 15 the Pontiac Community Foundation is raising money to redevelop Mattie McKinney Hatchett Park, formerly known as Neighborhood Park. Proposed additions include new youth basketball and soccer areas, an outdoor gym, signage, walkways, bike parking, and a play ...

M1 Concourse Forms Checkered Flag Challenge

The newly formed Checkered Flag Challenge, the philanthropic arm of M1 Concourse in Pontiac, and the Pontiac Community Foundation, have announced M1 Mobility, an initiative to provide multi-tier transportation solutions to ensure Pontiac residents have access to community programs and ...

New Initiative Launched with Pontiac Community Foundation to Tackle Transportation Challenges in Oakland County

In a unique partnership, the newly formed nonprofit Checkered Flag Challenge and the Pontiac Community Foundation announce M1 Mobility, a new initiative to provide multi-tier transportation solutions to ensure the people of the City of Pontiac have access to community ...

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