The Regional Prosperity Initiative is a voluntary competitive grant process. Partners spearheading this initiative include the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, Capital Area Michigan Works!, Michigan State University, LEAP Inc., Lansing Community College, and the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission.

Capital Area Michigan Works

Lansing Community College


Lansing Regional Chamber




On Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, entrepreneurs, business owners, young professionals and community activists came together with others from Ingham, Eaton and Clinton Counties to #beacatalyst for positive, rapid, sustained progress toward prosperity for our region. The contributions and insight provided that day have been compiled for this report and will become part of a 5-Year Economic Prosperity Plan. To see more about CATALYST, visit


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To learn more about MI Capital Region or to get involved with the Greater Lansing Regional Prosperity Initiative, contact Rachel Elsinga at