Launch Manistee would not be possible without the efforts of many organizations, both nationally, state, and locally. See below for resources and information.
Michigan College Access Network is a state-wide initiative for college access programming and services.
Strive Together works with communities nationwide to help them build and sustain cradle to career networks.
Lumina Foundation is an independent, private foundation committed to increasing the proportion of Americans with post-secondary credentials to 60 percent by 2025
Launch Manistee partners include:
Armory Youth Project is represented on our Leadership Team and serves students in our county in grades 6 – 12.
Baker College of Cadillac is represented on both the Leadership Team and Action Teams.
CASMAN Alternative Academy is represented on both the Leadership Team and the Action Team. CASMAN Academy offers public education for middle and high school students designed to meet the individual needs of each of their students.
Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce is represented on both the Leadership Team and Action Teams. The Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce provides leadership, training and support in business, professional and economic development instrumental to the success of Chamber members and the Community it represents. The Chamber advances and supports the interest of business in Manistee County.
Manistee Area Public Schools is represented on both the Leadership Team and Action Teams.
Manistee County Community Foundation provides the administrative and fiscal management for Launch Manistee; they are also represented on both the Leadership Team and Action Teams.
Manistee Intermediate School District is represented on both the Leadership Team and Action Teams. Manistee ISD is an Intermediate School District that provides business services, General Education, Special Education and technology services to the Manistee County Schools.
MSU Extension is represented on our Leadership Team and helps residents of Manistee County and the entire state of Michigan improve their lives by bringing the vast knowledge resources of MSU directly to individuals, communities and businesses.
Next Generation Learning Center is designed with the child in mind. The high quality classrooms and staff specialize in children 0-12 years old. The program offers tuition assistance and free preschool to those that qualify. The indoor and outdoor classrooms are tailored to reach the expectations of every child to grow cognitively, physically, socially, and emotionally.
Staircase Youth Services is represented on the Leadership Team and Action Teams.