Capital Area Michigan Works aims to aid in workforce development, economic development and connecting greater Lansing employers and job seekers.
Career Services Network
Contact MSU’s Career Services Network to explore how your business can recruit and hire MSU students. Michigan State University has a number of recognized programs and numerous talented students interested in working or gaining experience in your company. Contact MSU Career Services Network at (517) 355-9510.
Energy Efficiency Programs
There are several resources for local businesses interested in energy efficiency programs to reduce their energy costs:
The State of Michigan Energy Office offers technical assistance programs, tax incentive assistance programs, grants, publications, case studies and related info to help businesses. The Michigan Energy Office (MEO) promotes energy efficiency and renewable energy resource development to Michigan's residents, businesses and public institutions. Check out the Small Business Guide to Energy Efficiency.
BWL Hometown Energy Savers® energy efficiency program offers multiple cash incentives for a wide variety of common electric equipment upgrades, including efficient lighting, variable frequency drives, HVAC, food service equipment and more. Financial incentives for energy savings equipment are also available for custom project upgrades, new construction and major renovation projects.
Entrepreneur Institute of Mid-Michigan
The Entrepreneur Institute of Mid-Michigan create opportunities for Mid-Michigan entrepreneurs by offering business plan development and financial literacy trainings and access to capital and networking opportunities.
Ingham County EDC
The Ingham County EDC provides economic development services to businesses and communities, and provides linkages to other federal, state and regional agencies that offer related services.
Lansing Community College
Lansing Community College (LCC) has launched an entrepreneurship initiative designed to prepare students and community members to explore and learn more about small business ownership.
Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is the region's portal to business development resources. LEAP works with companies to provide incentive analysis and assistance, training assistance, peer to peer networking and more.
The MSU Business School - International Business Center coordinates the Michigan Export Growth Program, which provides professional consulting services at no cost to Greater Lansing area companies to expand their product lines or other business expansion to international markets.