Restart Flint & Genesee is a special recovery program established by the Flint & Genesee Chamber to assist small businesses in Genesee County that have suffered economic distress because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Consumers Energy Foundation is the first to partner with the Chamber on the new program and donated $200,000 to be used for grant awards. This funding will help cover expenses associated with reopening a business under guidelines and requirements for social distancing and safety of clients/customers.
In addition to being owned and operated in Genesee County, businesses may have up to 50 employees and must have been impacted significantly by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order.
Industry sectors that are eligible:
Barbershops/hair salons/fitness gyms
Tattoo parlors; bars/restaurants
- Retail; construction/landscaping
Senior living/care facilities, and
Business may not be a franchise and must provide evidence of economic distress or barriers to success.
Completed online applications must be received by Midnight on Sunday, May 24, 2020.
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Since 1948 the Flushing Area Chamber of Commerce has been creating opportunities for business success. As the premier business membership organization in Mid-Michigan there are many businesses that have their corporate headquarters located here. However, more than 80% of our members are small businesses with less than 25 employees.details
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