What is Kinexus?
We are a non-profit organization that develops solutions for the challenges that keep the economy from thriving. Our services provide the region with three key things: thriving businesses, 21st century talent, and clean safe neighborhoods.
What's the relationship between Kinexus and Michigan Works!?
Michigan Works! is a department within Kinexus' workforce development division. To see the other services within the workforce development division, click here. Click the following links to learn about the services offered in Kinexus' business and community development divisions.
How is Kinexus funded?
As a non-profit providing solutions for a wide array of business, workforce, and community challenges, we have more than 40 funding streams. Individual donations, grants, fee-for-service projects, social enterprises, and legislatively directed funding are among the ways in which we fund our work.
When was Kinexus started?
We launched Kinexus in April 2013 as an organization that does integrated business, workforce and community development. Prior to formulating a new mission, vision, values, and goals, the organization was focused solely on workforce development for 15 years as Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren. Michigan Works! remains an important part of our workforce development division.