Gov. Whitmer announced today the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved her request for a statewide Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) declaration, opening the opportunity to small businesses to access low-interest loans from the SBA.
As the coronavirus outbreak continues, businesses in Flint & Genesee are making changes to their business models on a rolling basis. To keep our community informed of ongoing updates, we have created this hub to highlight the different business responses to this public health crisis.
Join Eric Hultgren for 30 minutes as he gives you some insight into what the internet looks like during Coronavirus and some tips you can use for your business today in order to reach out and help your customers, and how to be human in a time when we need human most.
The MEDC's Pure Michigan Business Connect program is now offering a free, online procurement platform to assist suppliers of critical health and human services across a broad range of categories access critical supplies and products as they respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Hear directly from Jeff Donofrio, director of Michigan's Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, about what Michigan is doing today to support the business community in response to COVID-19. Donofrio will provide an update on the expansion of unemployment benefits and strategies for businesses to support employees.
To help small businesses shuttered by the state due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Small Business Association of Michigan is encouraging the state to use the Business Interruption Insurance system to help those affected.
As confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to increase in Michigan, many Michigan employers have been forced to temporarily layoff workers or scale back operations. If your business or facility is in this position, it is important to know that unemployment benefits will be available to most workers.