huntington bank http://michiganradio.org en MEDC, Huntington Bank announce microlending program for small businesses http://michiganradio.org/post/medc-huntington-bank-announce-microlending-program-small-businesses <p>The Pure Michigan Micro Lending Initiative will begin with $5 million from Huntington Bank to small local businesses in Detroit. The bank has also pledged $25 million to expand the program across the state in the next five years.</p><p>The program is a partnership between the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Huntington Bank,&nbsp; the Detroit Development Fund and the Snyder administration. It will provide loans to small businesses anywhere from $500 to $50,000 dollars.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 13:48:36 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 15138 at http://michiganradio.org MEDC, Huntington Bank announce microlending program for small businesses Arab-American group sues bank for closing accounts based on race, religion http://michiganradio.org/post/arab-american-group-sues-bank-closing-accounts-based-race-religion <p>The Arab-American Civil Rights League says hundreds of Arab-Americans received letters from <a href="https://www.huntington.com/">Huntington Bank</a> this year explaining that their accounts have been closed, shut down or terminated.</p><p>No reason was given for closing the accounts, and no other link exists between the private and business account holders, except that they are all Arab-American owned accounts.</p><p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 20:39:32 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 13501 at http://michiganradio.org Arab-American group sues bank for closing accounts based on race, religion