Small Business Relief

Authored By: Katie Erdody on 3/31/2020

During these unprecedented times, we are being impacted in many ways. As we shelter-in-place to keep ourselves and loved ones safe and well, our communities and small businesses are being faced with the challenge of how to stay open. We know that your business is important to you, it’s important to us too, and we’re here to help.

If your business is facing financial hardships, please contact our Business Services team or give us a call at 855.835.6328.

Below is a list of many other resources available that are offering financial relief during this time.  Don’t hesitate to look into them, application deadlines are approaching.

Michigan Economic Development Corporation

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation is offering the Michigan Small Business Relief Program for small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19. Find the local chapter for your county in the following links.  Please note that applications for these relief programs are due by Wednesday, April 1, 2020.  


Gladwin, Gratiot, Clare, and Isabella County:
Gladwin, Gratiot, Clare, Isabella

Saginaw Future: Midland, Bay, Saginaw and Arenac County:
Saginaw Future

The Right Place: Counties of Barry, Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana and Osceola:
The Right Place

Lakeshore Advantage: Allegan County and Ottawa County:
Lakeshore Advantage

If your business does not qualify for one of these programs, check out other Michigan Economic Development Corporation options.
More Options

Midland Area Community Foundation & Midland Business Alliance

The Midland Area Community Foundation & Midland Business Alliance have partnered to offer short-term, interest-free loans to local businesses impacted by COVID-19.
Midland Area Community Foundation

Small Business Association

The Small Business Association is offering Economic Injury Disaster Relief Loans for small businesses suffering temporary loss of revenue due to COVID-19.
SBA Loans

Facebook Small Business Grant Program

Facebook will be offering grants to small businesses. The application and requirements will be available in the next few weeks.
Facebook Grants

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