Grow with us

Most of your business’s success comes because of you and your employees. But joining the Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce gives you a collective advantage that you won’t have going it alone:

We’ll help you get things done
Nothing is more frustrating when running a business than hitting a roadblock that stops your business from growing. As a Chamber member, we’ll help you overcome those obstacles by connecting you with the people and resources that make good things happen for Dowagiac businesses.

We’ll advocate for you
Your focus needs to be on your customers and business. We’ll be your voice in the political arena to make sure their decisions, their policies and laws support a healthy business climate.

We’ll be your change agent
Your business cannot stagnate. We’ll help implement improvements that make it easier to do business, attract top employees and keep them here.

We’ll listen
We’re ready to hear your ideas. Answer your questions. Pave the way so you can make your business dream happen. Give your business all the growth advantages.

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Latest News from your Chamber

  • April 1st, 2022

    Chamber hires new staff member

    The Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce announces the hiring of Matt Money as Chamber Marketing and Event Coordinator. 

    Money brings management, operational and event planning experience gleaned from over twelve years of employment at the University of Notre Dame to this Chamber of Commerce role.   Also, as a founding member of the Young Professionals Against Poverty in South Bend, Indiana, Money helped create, and then served as event director, for that community’s On the River Festival for eight years.  The event raised over $900,000 for South Bend’s Center for the Homeless.

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  • February 27th, 2022

    Working Capital Loans Available in Cass County for Ag Businesses

    As a result of the frost and freeze that occurred last spring, Economic Injury Disaster Loans are now available to businesses, agricultural cooperatives, businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations.

    The announcement was made by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The declaration includes Cass County.
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  • February 27th, 2022

    Facade Incentive Has Been Doubled

    Downtown property owners, who are contemplating renovation of the front facade of their buildings, will receive an added boost this construction season from the Downtown Development Authority.

    “With the cost of materials increasing, the DDA and City felt it was only appropriate to also increase the amount of our incentive,” said Vickie Phillipson, DDA program director.

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  • February 27th, 2022

    New Grant Opportunity for Small Businesses

    Michigan’s small businesses are innovative and resilient, but they need added support. To answer this call, the State of Michigan is offering an exciting new grant program to provide businesses with additional financial support to help retain or create jobs and boost Michigan's economy. Grant applications go live on March 1, 2022, and totals $409- million.
     
    Under this program, eligible businesses in operation before October 1, 2019, may receive a percentage of their loss in total state sales through a grant, up to $5-million.
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