Pontiac nonprofit gives $2,500 grants to small businesses, encouraging local investments and collaboration
As the upcoming city primary election looms, Washington said she has been approached by numerous mayoral and city council candidates. Instead, she is using her time and grant dollars to regroup and rebrand her business. It is very refreshing to see different organizations saying, ‘We’re not just some urban community that’s not about something, that we stand for something. We do have pride and are willing to take back our city and watch it grow and develop,’’ Washington said. “It’s slowly but surely coming about. The people in the forefront are definitely there.