Below is a list of grant opportunities available to Macomb County businesses. Please carefully read the eligibility and all required documents needed. Incomplete applications will disqualify your application.
Microenterprise Assistance Grant Program
The Microenterprise Assistance Grant Program is funded by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, will make up to $2 million available to help local businesses impacted by COVID-19. This program will provide grant funding to qualified microenterprises that have lost revenue or incurred additional costs as a result of COVID-19. Applications will be accepted beginning September 1st at 9 a.m. through September 30th at 11:59 a.m. Eligibility may vary depending on individual communities. This program does have employee count and income level restrictions.
The Macomb County CARES for Small Business Program will make up to $10 million available to help local small businesses be reimbursed for Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and Technology, in the Workplace Safety Program. Businesses with 500 or less employees may submit PPE and technology receipts/invoices for reimbursement.
Online Business Connect
The Macomb County CARES for Small Business Program will make up to $5 million available to help local small businesses get online or enhance their online presence, in the Online Business Connect Program. This program is targeted to customer-facing businesses who can utilize these grant monies to gain flexibility in being able to pivot their business to online due to social distancing restrictions. The application opens September 1, 2020. Work performed must be under contractual obligation through vetted vendors.