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Equitable Economic Planning

Elevate

Elevate All-Black Business Accelerator Welcomes Second Cohort

Ten Entrepreneurs Join Rigorous Six-Month Business Accelerator Program The Lansing Area Economic Partnership (LEAP) and PNC Foundation, in partnership with Best Practices Consulting Solutions, has selected ten entrepreneurs to participate in the second cohort of LEAP’s Elevate program—the Lansing Region’s first all-Black business accelerator program....

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Elevate All-Black Business Accelerator Welcomes Second Cohort
Press Releases

LEAP and PNC Foundation Celebrate Completion of Inaugural Groundbreaking Black-business Accelerator Program – Elevate

Elevate Program’s First Cohort Complete Six Months of Individualized Business Training, Resource Sharing and Community Building  LANSING, Mich. (Jan. 12, 2023) — In December 2022, the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) came together with community, funders, family and friends to celebrate the completion of the first Elevate Black-business accelerator...

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LEAP and PNC Foundation Celebrate Completion of Inaugural Groundbreaking Black-business Accelerator Program – Elevate
LEAP Interns

Meet the Interns: Brandon Smith

When I applied for the equity development internship, I really did not have anything in mind besides the general sense that I wanted to work towards making the world a better place. As a history major, I have developed a strong interest in labor movements...

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Meet the Interns: Brandon Smith