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Help grow the Grand Traverse Region’s entrepreneurship and tech hub

20Fathoms develops, educates, and connects entrepreneurs and technology start-ups with the resources necessary to build thriving businesses and establish the Grand Traverse Region as their year-round home. We are a nonprofit organization and we rely on the support of our community to help us do this work.

The 20Fathoms Vision Fund is our philanthropic initiative that enhances programs and services to promote the future of tech entrepreneurship in the Grand Traverse Region. Your donation helps to provide startup incubation services, educational programming, talent acquisition and  development, shared workspace, and a community of innovators that fuel growth in Northern Michigan.

Together, we’re building innovative solutions, growing businesses, and creating family-sustaining jobs. Learn more about our impact.

Become a 20Fathoms Visionary

Join Us: Become a 20Fathoms Visionary before Dec. 31, 2022, and hold this designation in perpetuity. Exclusive benefits include priority access to membership and events, mentorship pairings, lifetime recognition as a 20Fathoms Visionary, and more. 

To discuss this giving opportunity or explore other options, please contact Brittany VanderBeek, Director of Development & Community Engagement.

Make a Donation

We are a community of visionaries. The work we do is to create that future – because this is our home. With your generous support, together we can achieve this goal.

Click the button below to donate with your debit or credit card, or use your PayPal account.

Our Impact: Building Traverse City’s Tech Startup Ecosystem

The push to create a thriving tech ecosystem in Traverse City is already paying off. By bridging local startup business programs and capital partners, 20Fathoms and local entrepreneurs are seeing results: 275+ jobs created or sustained, $138 million raised in startup and growth capital, 200+ companies served.

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