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City of Detroit Office Economic Development

The Economic Growth Corporation of Detroit (EDGC) was selected by the City of Detroit to manage Community Development Block Grant funds for the Motor City Match (MCM) and Motor City Re-Store (MCR) Programs. MCM provides technical assistance to business entrepreneurs wanting to establish a business location, and MCR offers facade improvements to businesses located in the City of Detroit. Hennessey was selected as part of the team to ensure compliance and objectives of the federal funds. Systems were established for contract management, payment tracking, and technical assistance for providing due diligence. Hennessey worked with the team to create program best practices.

Program Management

Key Facts
  • Established policies and procedures
  • Created 50 new businesses in Detroit
  • Revitalized business neighborhoods that had not experienced building improvements in several years
Client

City of Detroit

Location

City of Detroit