Providing resources for communities and entrepreneurs to create and retain jobs in Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan & Emmet Counties.

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City of Cheboygan selected for Main Street Program

January 12, 2017


The City of Cheboygan has been announced by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to take part in the Michigan Main Street Associate Level program. Recently published by The Cheboygan Daily Tribune; ” The Michigan Economic… read more

MDARD Announces New Grant Opportunity

December 29, 2016


The Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development is offering a new competitive grant program aimed to promote the sustainability of land-based industries and support infrastructure benefiting rural communities in Michigan.   … read more

Improvements to Camp Sea-Gull

December 27, 2016


Hayes Township in Charlevoix County recently learned that the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Great Lakes Fishery Trust selected Camp Sea-Gull, the public park they own on Lake Charlevoix, to receive a total of $912,400 … read more


The Northern Lakes Economic Alliance is a public/private non-profit organization serving Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan and Emmet Counties in Michigan.  Established in 1984, the NLEA mission is to serve as a resource to local communities and businesses to retain and create jobs. Read our story…

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