Apply for Funding

Michigan Accelerator Fund I welcomes businesses that meet all of our screening criteria to submit an application for funding.

The Fund processes all requests for funding through, a web-based platform that organizes deal flow from entrepreneurs, streamlines the evaluation of opportunities and aids in collaboration with other investor groups.

To submit your business for consideration, please fill out our Online Application Form on the Gust website.

You may access the application form via the MAF-1 group page at

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