- Economic Development
Alleyway Improvement Grant Program
Locate rental information about current available properties.
For those who want an outdoor adventure in and around one of the most beautiful towns anywhere, Charlevoix, Michigan offers a most picturesque setting on three lakes (including Lake Michigan), a quaint, charming and vibrant downtown and one-of-a-kind festivals.
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Downtown Design Guidelines
Downtown Housing Incentive Program
Learn about the new incentive aimed at creating more housing units in downtown Charlevoix.
Homesharing is an alternative way for people to meet their housing needs that provides numerous benefits to homeowners and renters alike.
Life in Charlevoix Mobile App
Learn about the Life in Charlevoix App.
The Market Study identifies existing conditions, contains the analyses appropriate to describe economic opportunities, defines the opportunities shown to be sustainable, and, finally, provides the methods to move forward and seize these opportunities.
Match on Main Grant for Small Business
“Match on Main” is a reimbursement grant program, provided by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, for small businesses located in Select or Master level Michigan Main Street communities. Up to $30,000 is available for eligible businesses and requires a 10% cash match. This grant program will provide funding to Select or Master level Michigan Main Street programs to support small business owners as they explore ways to improve the interior space. The goal of Match on Main is threefold: 1) to strengthen small business through working with the local Main Street program and through consulting with the Small Business Development Center thus making the business more sustainable for the long term, 2) to reactivate underutilized and vacant commercial space in MMS districts, and 3) To grow the Community’s entrepreneurial ecosystem by supporting place-based businesses that fit within the Main Street Program’s strategy and priorities.
Small Business Financing
Explore options for obtaining capital for your business.
State Historic Tax Credits
View vital statistics about Charlevoix.