Green Aviation Grant

Economic woes across the country may be easing in the U.P., coming from a very unique direction.

The Upper Michigan Green Aviation Coalition was selected among 173 applicants throughout the country to receive small business administration funding through a new pilot program, Innovative Economies.

This will be one of seven Regional Innovation Clusters to focus on job development.

The program will provide business training, commercialization and technology transfer services, counseling, mentoring and other services.

We’ll have more on this story tonight on ABC 10 news now tonight at 11.