The Planning Process

Accelerate Plan Funders
The planning process is supported by funding from the US Economic Development Administration and the Michigan Regional Prosperity Initiative.


To view the Region 6 Regional Prosperity Grant Timeline, Click Here.


Action Groups
Various Action Groups have been convened and events held to gain input during the planning process.

I-69 International Trade Corridor CEDS Steering Committee

County-level Economic Devopment Advisory Groups

I-69 Thumb Regional Prosperity Advisory Committee (Learn more) 

Eastern Michigan Council of Governments CEDS Steering Committee


Research & Data Gathering
To view the Accelerate I-69/Thumb Region Pre-SWOT Survey, Click Here.


Research & Data Gathering
To view the public comment draft of “Accelerate: Economic Development Strategy and Prosperity Plan for Region 6,”  Click Here.