COVID-19 Business Resources and Support

NAWBO GDC has compiled the links below regarding funding, procedures and other information as it relates to the COVID-19. We will continue to monitor sites and add information.

NEW PROGRAM: Through RISE!, Comerica is providing millions in financial resources to help local businesses and communities.Read more about  Comerica's COVID-19 Relief program here.  

Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity has a matching grant up to $5,000.00 for small businesses (250 employees or less) to help with payment of safety and health equipment. Grant information and how to apply: MIOSHA Workplace Improvement to Safety and Health (MIWISH) Grant Program .


Member Tracy Katz's company LegalShield/IDShield has created an online resource guide for individuals, families and small businesses. Read here for more information.  

Michigan Economic Development Corporation:  The Michigan Strategic Fund has approved economic assistance for small businesses around Michigan that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 virus. The Small Business Relief Program authorizes the MEDC to provide up to $20 million in support for small businesses, divided equally in the form of small business grants and loans. Funds for the program are expected to be available no later than April 1, 2020. This page also has links to Federal Programs including the Small Business Administrations Disaster Assistance Loans and other resources along with links for questions on unemployment and other issues businesses may be facing due to COVID-19.

State of Michigan is partnering with the Michigan Small Business Administration to guide you through applying for Paycheck Protection Program and the steps to take.

State of MichiganLatest update on COVID-19.

Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce has page with resources for businesses during COVID-19.

NAWBO our national organization has a lot of resources for women owned businesses through its NAWBO Institute. This is area is usually for members only but during this challenging time they are opening up parts of it to all. You will need to regsiter to use. Visit





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