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The Regional Prosperity Initiative


Our vision is to provide current and future generations a vibrant, sustainable, and prosperous Northeast Michigan region that:

  1. Promotes innovation across the economy and supports entrepreneurs with connections and resources.
  2. Tells the world that we are an interconnected network of great places.
  3. Sustains excellence in education from early childhood through all stages of life.
  4. Provides the skills needed by employers through education and training that results in a continuously transforming and responsive workforce.
  5. Utilizes our natural resources in a sustainable way.
  6. Fulfills the current and future needs of the region through strong collaboration and leadership.

RPI News

Jun 30, 2016
Through the Region 3 Regional Prosperity Initiative Collaborative (which covers the 11 counties in NE Lower Michigan), the Northeast Michigan Council of Governments (NEMCOG) established a competitive mini-grant program available to more...