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The Chauvin verdict is a powerful condemnation of racial prejudice and police brutality. While it is an important step toward justice being served, it is important to remember it as just that – a first step. Senselessly tragic, George Floyd’s death is an historic, galvanizing call to action. Each of us has a role to play in ending social injustice and institutional racism with deliberate action. Personal responsibility is step one in ensuring equity, accountability and healing.

DEGC will continue working toward building equitable futures for Black and Brown people as well as all marginalized communities. We will fight to remove racial barriers that have created the poverty and wealth gap that exist in Detroit. This includes increasing access to capital for minority entrepreneurs, creating jobs for City residents and driving new investment in our neighborhoods.

DEGC stands united with the leaders and residents of Detroit who are building a new vision of what inclusion and access really mean to our City.

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I’m a current or future Detroit small business

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I’m a current or future Detroit commercial/industrial business

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See the latest news
See who is on the DEGC's boards
See how public funds are managed
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See who works at the DEGC
Understand and leverage tax structure
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I’m a site selector/real estate developer

I want to:

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Access community and/or business data
Consider doing business in Detroit
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Get financial help starting or growing my business
Launch or grow my business
Learn about open contracts for city work
See how public funds are managed
See who is on the DEGC's boards
See who supports DEGC
See who works at the DEGC
See the latest news
Understand and leverage tax structure
Work with the DEGC

Who Are You?

Current or future Detroit small business

I want to:

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Access community and/or business data
Access Covid-19 resources and advice
Connect with business support and education
Connect with resources
Connect with small business services
Consider doing business in Detroit
Find business properties
Get financial help starting or growing my business
Get help with City processes
Improve my storefront
Launch or grow my business
Learn about open contracts for city work
Open a new location
Optimize my business's physical space
See the latest news
See who is on the DEGC's boards
See how public funds are managed
See who supports DEGC
See who works at the DEGC
Understand and leverage tax structure
Work with the DEGC

Current or future Detroit commercial/industrial business

I want to:

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Access community and/or business data
Access Covid-19 resources and advice
Connect with business support and education
Consider doing business in Detroit
Find business properties
Get financial help starting or growing my business
Launch or grow my business
Learn about open contracts for city work
See the latest news
See who is on the DEGC's boards
See how public funds are managed
See who supports DEGC
See who works at the DEGC
Understand and leverage tax structure
Work with the DEGC

Site selector/real estate developer

I want to:

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Access community and/or business data
Consider doing business in Detroit
Find business properties
Get financial help starting or growing my business
Launch or grow my business
Learn about open contracts for city work
See how public funds are managed
See who is on the DEGC's boards
See who supports DEGC
See who works at the DEGC
See the latest news
Understand and leverage tax structure
Work with the DEGC

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COVID-19 Vaccine Schedule and Updates

Detroit residents 16+ years old and any person who works in the City of Detroit whose job requires them to work from their job site may schedule appointments by calling 313-230-0505 Monday-Friday 9am-6pm. There will be no cost to individuals for the COVID-19 vaccination. One caller can book for multiple people in your car.

Walk-up vaccine locations are also now available without an appointment.

Kevin Johmson, Presiddent & CEO

The DEGC drives inclusive development at every level of Detroit’s economy – from bringing a billion-dollar manufacturing investment to the city, to helping launch a neighborhood dental practice.

We understand that every business is important, every job is important, and every person is important. Catalyzing development – turning one deal into hundreds of accessible opportunities – that’s what we do.

–Kevin Johnson, President & CEO
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