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Financial Funds & Assistance

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

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Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries where we operate.

SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans

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SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance for a small business. These loans can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.

TechTown launches emergency fund for Detroit small businesses

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TechTown — in partnership with the City of Detroit, the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC), and Invest Detroit — will administer working capital grants in amounts of up to $5,000 to qualifying small businesses from a planned $250,000 fund.

Small Businesses Gains Michigan Strategic Fund Support

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Economic assistance for small businesses around Michigan that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 virus gained approval from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Slideshow Presentation - SBA Disaster Loan Fund

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The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.

Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program

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Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program allows small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 with less paperwork.

Business Assistance & Programs

Digital Open Office Hours - Techtown

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We are offering our free, open to the public consultations with members of the TechTown team using digital platforms. Please schedule an appointment and you will be supplied with a link to join the meeting using video conferencing. Contact expert@techtowndetroit.org for additional questions.

Curbside Pick Up Sign Up

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Restaurant Carryout Zone is intended to make it convenient for customers to pick-up orders from restaurants. Restaurants will take orders to the customer’s vehicle to reduce exposure to COVID-19. For more information, contact Dayo Akinyemi, Department of Public Works, Deputy Director, 313.224.3901, akinyemi@detroitmi.gov.

Publicize Updated COVID-19 Hours

Post updated business hours

Post your adjusted business hours as well as contact information. Stay connected with the Detroit public and let them know they can still purchase from your company.

Michigan Small Business Development Center Online Resources

Enjoy a series of informative webinars

  • Navigating the Cash Flow Crunch
  • eCommerce During COVID-19
  • Navigating the Cash Flow Crunch
  • Human Resources Management During COVID-19

State of Michigan Work Share Program

Learn how to avoid laying off employee

Michigan’s Work Share program allows you to keep your employees working with reduced hours, while employees collect partial unemployment benefits to make up a portion of the lost wages.

Main Street Small Business COVID-19 Resources

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As COVID-19 begins to have an increasingly significant impact on communities across the country, we are compiling existing resources, opportunities, and community response examples to help Main Street districts during this crisis.

General COVID-19 Resources

Gov. Whitmer orders closure of Public Accomodations

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Executive Order 2020-09 (COVID-19) – Temporary restrictions on the use of places of public accommodation

Michigan COVID-19 Dashboard

Get the Facts about COVID-19 in Michigan

From family financial planning, medical advice, virus migration and biostatistics, visit this dashboard to stay on top and ahead of the Coronavirus and its effect on our society and economy.