COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR BUSINESSES ♦ EMPLOYERS ♦ WORKERS

 


FINANCIAL RESOURCES FOR BUSINESSES

Click HERE for information about the the Albion Small Business Pandemic Response Fund


RESTAURANT REVITALIZATION FUND (RRF) (sba.gov)
The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to help restaurants, food trucks, food carts/stands, caterers, bars/taverns, brewpubs/breweries, bakeries, and tasting rooms continue operating. The RRF provides funding equal to any eligible businesses’ pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business/no more than $5 million per physical location. Repayment is not required if funds are used for eligible uses no later than March 11, 2023.

Download/View the RRF Program Guide: Restaurant Revitalization Funding Program: Program Guide as of April 20th, 2021 (sba.gov)

Get Your Business Ready to Apply, Especially if Your Business is Women/Veteran/Socially & Economically Disadvantaged owned! The RRF application will go live within the next few weeks. If you plan to apply, download the sample application and gather the supporting documents required to be submitted with the application. Eligible businesses can apply online directly through the SBA or through an SBA Restaurant Partner or by Telephone. For the  first 21 days after the RRF application goes live, preference will be given to small businesses owned by *women, *veterans, and *socially and economically disadvantaged individuals as defined on pages 20-21 of the RRF Guide.

Download/View the Sample Application: Restaurant Revitalization Funding Application Sample (sba.gov)

Questions? Need Help Applying? The Albion EDC and our partners at the SBA are here to help you navigate applying for this funding. Contact Christine Bowman, cbowman@albionedc.org, 517-680-0091, for assistance.

PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM (PPP) (sba.gov)
EXTENDED THROUGH MAY 31, 2021!!! Apply through any existing SBA 7(a) lender, including your local federally insured bank or credit union. Although you must apply through an approved lender, you can download the PPP borrower application form to see what information your lender will need to process your application.

♦ PPP First Draw (FIRST TIME) Borrower Application  *Use if you have not received PPP funds before ♦ Overview of First Draw Loans

PPP Second Draw (REPEAT)Borrower Application *Use if you received PPP funds before and are applying a second time ♦ Overview of Second Draw Loans

Updated FAQ ♦ Loan Forgiveness Form < $150,000  *Use this form to see if you qualify to have your PPP loan of $150,000 or less forgiven


SBA ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN (EIDL) (sba.gov)
How To Apply: Apply online directly through the Small Business Administration (SBA). Although you must apply through an approved lender, you can download the PPP borrower application form to see what information your lender will need to process your application.

Online ApplicationUpdated FAQEligibility Info

SBA EXPRESS BRIDGE LOANS (sba.gov)

MIOSHA/DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY (LEO) GUIDANCE 
♦  Workplace Safety Guidance Website    ♦ Workplace Safety Guidelines Fact Sheet for Employers

Click HERE to view all MI Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Orders


UNEMPLOYMENT RESOURCES FOR BUSINESSES & EMPLOYERS

STATE

♦ COVID-19 Unemployment Info for EmployersSearchable FAQ

♦ UIA Work Share Program for Employee Retention FAQEmployer Brochure

FEDERAL

♦ Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Paid Leave Requirements Overview

♦ FFCRA Required Posting to Employees Poster ♦ Posting FAQ


UNEMPLOYMENT RESOURCES FOR WORKERS

STATE

COVID-19 Unemployment Info for Employees/Workers FAQ

♦ UIA Work Share Program Employee Guide

FEDERAL

♦ Economic Impact Payments CARES Act ♦ FAQ

♦ Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Employee Paid Rights Overview


STATE & FEDERAL CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION & PRESS RELEASES

♦ State of Michigan Coronavirus – Press Releases     ♦ Governor’s Office – Executive Orders & Directives

♦ Michigan Economic Development Corporation(MEDC – Press Releases

♦ U.S. Department of Treasury – Press Releases     ♦ U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) – Press Releases

♦ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Press Releases

♦ CDC Cleaning & Disinfecting Buildings Complete Guide and Quick Overview