COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR BUSINESSES ♦ EMPLOYERS ♦ WORKERS
FINANCIAL RESOURCES FOR BUSINESSES
Click HERE for information about the the Albion Small Business Pandemic Response Fund
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 517-680-0091, for assistance.
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.
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.
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
♦ Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Paid Leave Requirements Overview
UNEMPLOYMENT RESOURCES FOR WORKERS
♦ UIA Work Share Program Employee Guide
♦ Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Employee Paid Rights Overview
STATE & FEDERAL CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION & PRESS RELEASES
♦ Michigan Economic Development Corporation(MEDC – Press Releases
♦ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Press Releases