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Pure Michigan Small Business Relief Initiative to Provide $10 Million in COVID-19 Relief

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December 01, 2020
 
 
The Pure Michigan Small Business Relief Initiative will utilize federal CARES Act funding to award grants of up to $15,000 to small businesses across Michigan, with applications available beginning December 15, 2020.
 
 
Grant Information for Small Businesses
 
The grant application for small businesses to apply will open on December 15, 2020. Grants will be awarded in the amount up to $15,000 per eligible business on a "first-in" bases. Grant funds will assist eligible small businesses directly impacted by COVID-19 meet urgent working capital needs including payroll expenses, rent or mortgage payments and utility expenses in the following industries:
  • Restaurants, bars and other food and beverage service providers
  • Travel and tourism destinations including lodging providers
  • Live event venues and movie theaters
  • Conference and meeting facilities
  • Ice skating rinks, indoor water parks and bowling centers
  • Gyms and fitness centers
 
 
About Cornerstone Alliance
Cornerstone Alliance is a non-profit, investor-governed economic development organization primarily focused on increasing employment opportunities, private sector capital investments and the local tax base in Michigan's Great Southwest; with specialized business services offered in economically distressed areas.