Apply Now

Thank you for your interest. You are welcome to apply now for our next class. We expect to begin interviewing soon.

In the meantime, you will be added to our distribution list so that you can begin to participate in networking events and receive other useful information.

Who’s Eligible

LaunchLENAWEE is open to current small business owners who would benefit from the combination of business and financial resources that LaunchLENAWEE provides.

Entrepreneurs with great new business ideas will also be considered.


Must live, work, or prove a direct impact to the Lenawee County community

Complete classroom training once a week for 6 weeks

Ability to supply product or service that can generate profit


Develop a business plan and budget

Demonstrate a need for financial and business resources


Willingness to meet monthly with an assigned Primary Mentor

Be interviewed by the selection committee

Ability to repay micro-loan, in regular installments, within 12-18 months