Co. ACT | Accelerating collaborative action in Southeast Michigan’s nonprofit community.

Co. Act is a hub for accelerating collaborative action in Southeast Michigan’s nonprofit community. We have paired national best practice research with local insights and context to develop a nimble and coordinated approach to realizing impact in our region.

Our space serves as a natural place for nonprofits to connect, share ideas and develop solutions together. We build authentic community through cultivated conversations and events designed to build trust, deepen relationships and set the stage for collective impact. But we are more than just a space. We source local wisdom to co-create programs and resources that meet nonprofits where they are.

We work with organizations and our partners to bridge the gap between vision and community transformation.

Read more Add to Calendar 06-28-2019 00:00:00 09-30-2019 00:00:00 Co. ACT | Accelerating collaborative action in Southeast Michigan’s nonprofit community. Co. Act is a hub for accelerating collaborative action in Southeast Michigan’s nonprofit community. We have paired national best practice research with local insights and context to develop a nimble and coordinated approach to realizing impact in our region. Our space serves as a natural place for nonprofits to connect, share ideas and develop solutions together. We build authentic community through cultivated conversations and events designed to build trust, deepen relationships and set the stage for collective impact. But we are more than just a space. We source local wisdom to co-create programs and resources that meet nonprofits where they are. We work with organizations and our partners to bridge the gap between vision and community transformation. 19120 Grand River Detroit, MI 48223 Grand River WorkPlace false MM-dd-YYYY

WHAT IS GRUBSTAKE? Local Investing

You're invited to this educational event (not a sales pitch!) to learn more about local investing, and how recent changes in state and federal law now allow you to invest directly in your own neighborhood. A mock pitch exercise will get your feet wet and demonstrate for investors and local businesses how we can all benefit from community-based capital. We'll look at the community investment trends and explore collaborative tools to bring financial sustainability to the businesses, initiatives and people that make your community so special.

Visit WHATISGRUBSTAKE.COM to register! AUG. 15, 2019 Build Institute

Read more Add to Calendar 07-09-2019 00:00:00 08-15-2019 00:00:00 WHAT IS GRUBSTAKE? Local Investing You're invited to this educational event (not a sales pitch!) to learn more about local investing, and how recent changes in state and federal law now allow you to invest directly in your own neighborhood. A mock pitch exercise will get your feet wet and demonstrate for investors and local businesses how we can all benefit from community-based capital. We'll look at the community investment trends and explore collaborative tools to bring financial sustainability to the businesses, initiatives and people that make your community so special. Visit WHATISGRUBSTAKE.COM to register! AUG. 15, 2019 Build Institute 19120 Grand River Detroit, MI 48223 Grand River WorkPlace false MM-dd-YYYY

Neighborhood Workshop Series: Obtaining a Liquor License July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

« Neighborhood Workshop Series: Obtaining a Liquor LicenseThe SHOP » Join us for TechTown’s Neighborhood Workshop Series – a monthly workshop series on both sides of town for neighborhood business owners. On Thursday, July 18th, TechTown Professional Servies Network member David R. Draper of The Draper Law Firm will facilitate an interactive workshop on understanding how to obtain a liquor license for your business. In this workshop, business owners will be provided with detailed information about:

Navigating local and state regulatory agencies Understanding the liquor license marketplace (brokers and sellers) Proper maintenance of a liquor license David R. Draper is an accomplished Michigan-based attorney and the founding member of The Draper Law Firm. He has broad experience and detailed knowledge of the local and state regulatory agencies that determine an establishment’s ability to sell alcohol and regularly represents purchasers and sellers of liquor licenses. David maintains contacts with liquor license brokers and has an excellent understanding of the marketplace.

Read more Add to Calendar 07-17-2019 00:00:00 07-17-2019 00:00:00 Neighborhood Workshop Series: Obtaining a Liquor License July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm « Neighborhood Workshop Series: Obtaining a Liquor LicenseThe SHOP » Join us for TechTown’s Neighborhood Workshop Series – a monthly workshop series on both sides of town for neighborhood business owners. On Thursday, July 18th, TechTown Professional Servies Network member David R. Draper of The Draper Law Firm will facilitate an interactive workshop on understanding how to obtain a liquor license for your business. In this workshop, business owners will be provided with detailed information about: Navigating local and state regulatory agencies Understanding the liquor license marketplace (brokers and sellers) Proper maintenance of a liquor license David R. Draper is an accomplished Michigan-based attorney and the founding member of The Draper Law Firm. He has broad experience and detailed knowledge of the local and state regulatory agencies that determine an establishment’s ability to sell alcohol and regularly represents purchasers and sellers of liquor licenses. David maintains contacts with liquor license brokers and has an excellent understanding of the marketplace. 19120 Grand River Detroit, MI 48223 Grand River WorkPlace false MM-dd-YYYY

Pop-up Opportunities | The SHOP

TechTown connects small business owners to a variety of pop-up opportunities. Our signature venue is The SHOP, a monthly retail pop-up held in our first-floor community space. The SHOP hosts a variety of fine goods from small businesses in TechTown’s Retail Services and SWOT City programs, as well as other independent local retailers.

If you are a local retailer interested in participating in The SHOP in 2019, please complete this application. If you need additional information before applying, email blocks@techtowndetroit.org.

Read more Add to Calendar 07-26-2019 00:00:00 07-26-2019 00:00:00 Pop-up Opportunities | The SHOP TechTown connects small business owners to a variety of pop-up opportunities. Our signature venue is The SHOP, a monthly retail pop-up held in our first-floor community space. The SHOP hosts a variety of fine goods from small businesses in TechTown’s Retail Services and SWOT City programs, as well as other independent local retailers. If you are a local retailer interested in participating in The SHOP in 2019, please complete this application. If you need additional information before applying, email blocks@techtowndetroit.org. 19120 Grand River Detroit, MI 48223 Grand River WorkPlace false MM-dd-YYYY

Nonprofit Start Up Series

September 26th - 9am - 12pm

NEW's Nonprofit Start Up Series is a four-part program designed to help folks launching a new organization get started on the right foot. You’ll learn the basics of forming a registered nonprofit, how to assemble your first board, developing a sustainable fundraising strategy, and best practices of financial management. Regardless of your experience in the nonprofit sector, the Start Up Series will help you look at each of these topics through the eyes of a founder and set your organization up for success!

Our fall program will take place at Co.act Detroit, Wayne County's newest hub for nonprofit co-learning and collaboration! Sessions in the Nonprofit Start Up Series include:

  • Starting a Nonprofit Organization - Thursday, September 26th
  • It's Your First Board - Thursday, October 17th
  • Nonprofit Finance 101 - Thursday, November 7th
  • Your First Fund Development Plan - Thursday, December 5th

For more information please email wjones@new.org or call (734) 998-0160 x206

Read more Add to Calendar 09-26-2019 00:00:00 09-26-2019 00:00:00 Nonprofit Start Up Series September 26th - 9am - 12pm NEW's Nonprofit Start Up Series is a four-part program designed to help folks launching a new organization get started on the right foot. You’ll learn the basics of forming a registered nonprofit, how to assemble your first board, developing a sustainable fundraising strategy, and best practices of financial management. Regardless of your experience in the nonprofit sector, the Start Up Series will help you look at each of these topics through the eyes of a founder and set your organization up for success! Our fall program will take place at Co.act Detroit, Wayne County's newest hub for nonprofit co-learning and collaboration! Sessions in the Nonprofit Start Up Series include: • Starting a Nonprofit Organization - Thursday, September 26th • It's Your First Board - Thursday, October 17th • Nonprofit Finance 101 - Thursday, November 7th • Your First Fund Development Plan - Thursday, December 5th For more information please email wjones@new.org or call (734) 998-0160 x206 19120 Grand River Detroit, MI 48223 Grand River WorkPlace false MM-dd-YYYY