Michigan businesses impacted by the pandemic have the chance to receive funding from two new grants
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation is offering Michigan small businesses and entertainment venues a chance to get back on their feet with grant programs specifically made for recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Michigan Stages Survival Grant Program is a $3.5 million grant designed to support entertainment venues affected by the pandemic and the state’s emergency orders.
Entertainment and live music venues that fit the eligibility requirements could receive up to $40,000 to fund such expenses as rent, mortgages, utilities, or payroll expenses.
To learn more about the Michigan Stages Survival Grant Program, including how to apply and eligibility requirements, visit this website.
Applications for this grant open on Thursday, January 21 and close on Thursday, January 28.
The Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program is a $55 million grant for Michigan businesses uniquely impacted by the pandemic and the Gatherings and Mask Order established in the state.
Eligible small businesses can receive up to $20,000 if they had to temporarily close, or up to $15,000 if they had to partially close or remained open.
To learn more about the Small Business Survival Grant Program, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, visit this website.
Applications for this grant open on Tuesday, January 19 and close on Friday, January 22.