Small business owners in Michigan can now apply for the State's Covid-19 Safety Grant Program. Totaling $2M, these grants will provide Michigan businesses with less than 250 employees, including eligible childcare centers, matchings funds of up to $10,000 to decrease the risk of Covid-19 spread through safety and health-related equipment purchased and training.
Applications are being accepted June 7th through June 18th, with awards being given shortly thereafter. Any applications submitted after the deadline will be held pending a potential third phase, if funds are still available.
To apply, businesses need to complete the Michigan COVID-19 Safety Grant application and include a copy of their Covid-19 safety plan as well as a description of how the funds will be used to improve workplace safety for employees, customers and their communities.
Additional information on grant funding can be found in the program brochure.
Funding may be used to:
These grants are intended to supplement costs of safety mitigation measures put in place by businesses during the height of the pandemic. This is a reimbursement program, and to be eligible for grant funding, goods must have been purchased on or after Jan. 1, 2021.
To learn more about the Covid-19 Workplace Safety Grants, visit michigan.gov.
Contact our St. Joseph office with any questions you might have regarding the Covid-19 Safety Grant Program or Michigan tax regulations.