Patronicity

ISHPEMING, MI--   A crowdfunding campaign for an art park in Ishpeming has been launched. 

If the Patronicity campaign reaches its $6,000 goal by December 15 the project will win a matching grant through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Public Spaces Community Places program.

The Marquette County Land Bank is assisting in the effort, which would place student artwork and a greenspace in vacant lots near Ishpeming High School.

LANSING, MI--   A crowdfunding campaign has been established to restore the historical Carp River beehive kiln and place it on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail. 

The goal of the campaign is to construct a new gateway park along the Trail. The featured rebuilt kiln will be surrounded with art, landscaping, walkways, lighting, benches and interpretive signs. The Carp River Kiln Gateway Plaza will become a new community space paying tribute to Marquette’s iron mining story and welcoming visitors to the area.

NEGAUNEE, MI--   The City of Negaunee is trying to restore its VFW monument and create a Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Park through a crowdfunding effort. 

A campaign has been established on Patronicity. If the crowdfunding goal of $12,000 is reached by June 2 the project will win a matching grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Public Spaces Community Places program.

HOUGHTON, MI--   The City of Houghton has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for a new, professional-grade skate park.

If the Patronicity campaign reaches its $50,000 goal by June 9 the project will get a matching grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Public Spaces Community Places program. The park would be built in Houghton East Waterfront Park.

GLADSTONE, MI--   A crowdfunding campaign has been established for the Little Bay de Noc Trail between Escanaba and Gladstone. 

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation and City of Gladstone announced the Patronicity campaign Monday.  If it reaches its $35,000 goal by January 27 the project will win a matching grant from the MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places program.