Economic Engine

The communities that host our campuses are among the state's most vibrant - each enjoys greater economic health because of Grand Valley's presence. Grand Valley creates more than $849 million in economic activity in West Michigan.

Our more than 116,000 alumni are the bedrock of the communities in which they live and work. Our multiple business development centers in the Seidman College of Business along with the Muskegon Innovation Hub, work every day to help entrepreneurs and small business owners succeed and prosper. The Annis Water Resources Institute in Muskegon helps preserve and protect our environment and freshwater resources.

The philanthropic community has helped Grand Valley to construct new facilities, easing the burden on taxpayers while creating thousands of construction jobs. For more details, refer to Grand Valley's Economic Impact site.