Critical relief totaling approximately $52.5 million for nearly 6,000 small businesses across the state has been awarded to date through the Michigan Small Business Survival Grant program. Approved by the Michigan Strategic Fund on Jan. 14, the Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program provides support to Michigan small businesses to meet the urgent need of businesses that experienced a significant financial hardship due to COVID-19 emergency “gatherings and face mask orders.”
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The program allowed for grants of up to $20,000 to be awarded to businesses that are fully closed, with grants of up to $15,000 awarded to businesses that have been partially closed, or otherwise are open and can demonstrate an impact. A total of 5 percent of overall funding for the program was able to go toward administrative costs of the economic development organizations administering the grants. Updated information on grants awarded will be shared on this page as it becomes available.
Grant funding was distributed to the 15 local or nonprofit economic development organizations listed in the table below. Each local EDO has reviewed submitted applications from businesses located in their area and is providing grants to eligible small businesses that need working capital to support payroll expenses, rent, mortgage payments, utility expenses, or other similar expenses.
Please review the table below for EDO partners and contact your EDO with any questions. Contact information for each EDO is linked below: