Business Resource Portal

Family Owned Business Institute

Contact Us

Candace Dugan, director
Family Owned Business Institute
Grand Valley State University
272C DeVos Center
401 Fulton Street West
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Phone: (616) 331-7480

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About the Family Owned Business Institute

The Family Owned Business Institute at Grand Valley serves as an easy-to-access online resource for owners of family businesses. The Institute provides business owners with insight and information regarding succession planning, “best practices” for family-owned business, and regulatory and ethical issues. In addition, the site provides a link to other business resources that support family-owned businesses.

Information resource. The Institute is a convenient online repository for information and research relevant to family-owned businesses.

Networking and community outreach. Through its involvement with The Family Business Alliance, the Institute contributes to the cross-sector cooperation that provides research, expertise, practice, and service delivery to family-owned businesses throughout West Michigan.

Research and scholarship funding. Family-owned businesses benefit from the research and curriculum development funded and supported by the Institute.

Page last modified January 27, 2011