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Posted on January 14th, 2021

Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program to provide $55 million in grants for COVID-19 relief efforts

  • Michigan Strategic Fund authorizes relief programs to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19 and recent public health orders
  • Application will open January 19 at 9 a.m. EST at www.michiganbusiness.org/survival
  • Small Business Survival grants will be administered by 15 Economic Development Organizations covering all 83 counties
  • All applications received will be considered by EDOs in the review process
  • $3.5 million Michigan Stages Survival Grant program also approved to offer relief to live music and event venues statewide

 


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ANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Strategic Fund today approved two grant programs – the Michigan Small Business Survival Grants and the Michigan Stages Survival Grants – totaling $58.5 million in relief to help meet the urgent needs of small businesses and live event venues impacted by the COVID-19 virus, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced.

The State of Michigan appropriated the funds through SB 748, signed into law by Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Dec. 29, to implement the programs to support Michigan’s small businesses that have been especially impacted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

“From the beginning, my administration has been deeply committed to providing some crucial support to Michigan’s small businesses that have been hit hard by the …


Posted on July 15th, 2020

Michigan Small Business Restart Program

In response to the economic impact of COVID-19, the State of Michigan has allocated $100 million of CARES Act funding to implement the Michigan Small Business Restart Program to support the needs of Michigan Businesses directly impacted by COVID-19. The application for businesses to apply for funding will open on July 15, 2020.

You may go to the website (https://www.michiganbusiness.org/restart/?fbclid=IwAR3SNnMYVgx5EAAFpYidva59GX_jeuLlDs-U9O3I9fpEjkvS3LdkQyLH47Q) for eligibility guidelines and further information.

Those that received a Small Business Relief Grant (MSBRG) are thought to be eligible to apply for this Small Business Restart Grant. If you have questions, reach out to us directly.
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Attached is a video going through the application process, step-by-step. #CCEDC #MichiganSmallBusiness #RestartGrant

Small Business Restart Program – Tutorial

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Posted on March 30th, 2020

Michigan Economic Development Corporation: Small Business Relief Program Grants

Michigan Economic Development Corporation: 

Small Business Relief Program Grants​

The State of Michigan has announced a grant program totaling $10 million statewide. The Upper Peninsula applied for $1 million and received $500,000 total to available businesses across the U.P.   To qualify for this, program your business must meet these fundamental criteria:

  • Does your company have 50 or fewer employees?
  • Does your company need working capital to support payroll, rent, mortgage payments, utility expenses, or other similar expenses that occur in the ordinary course of business?
  • Can your company demonstrate an income loss resulting from an Executive Order and/or the COVID-19 outbreak?

Applications are due by April 5, 2020. Please see link below for the application.  After completion please send to chrisolson@chippewacountyedc.com. Please note that there are two pages to complete. Grant recipients will be notified the week of April 13, 2020

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1z0aMDhewlD4KbS2od22RhuE_tJtEqTs0

or

https://fc71f1b5-2ea5-4502-a2c5-f75e57496377.filesusr.com/ugd/84e91d_f21295edd5bc4e608bc63df1ce8c674d.xlsx?dn=MSBRP%20Application.xlsx


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