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Small Business Resources and Funds Available

Post Date:04/01/2020

 Small Business news Item

The information listed below may assist Meridian Township businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. We will continue to update this information. Questions can be directed to Meridian Township Economic Development Director Ken Lane at or 517.853.4568. 

Michigan Small Business Relief Program Funds through Lansing Area Economic Partnership (LEAP) and Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

Loans - LEAP is accepting applications for the Michigan Small Business Relief Program loan option for Lansing region small businesses with 100 or fewer employees affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. They anticipate the ability to issue 3-12 loans ranging in amounts from $50,000-$200,000. 

Grants - LEAP has been allocated $600,000 in emergency small business relief grant funds from the MEDC to distribute 60 $10,000 grants to Lansing region small businesses. 

Small Business Needs Survey - LEAP is collecting information from small business owners in the tri-county region (Clinton, Eaton and Ingham) to identify areas of most immediate critical need. Information is being gathered to help guide LEAP and partner agencies in creating the most effective assistance to our local business community now and during economic recovery. 

Local, Statewide and National Resources:

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