Area small businesses awarded more than $4 million in state grants; aid retains 1,138 jobs in Genesee County

Area small businesses awarded more than $4 million in state grants; aid retains 1,138 jobs in Genesee County

Michigan Small Business Survival grants totaling $4.12 million were awarded to 291 small businesses in the seven-county Region 6. Of those, 96 businesses are in Genesee County, according to the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. The grants helped businesses to retain 1,138 jobs in the county. Each business received up to $15,000 in much-needed […]

236 small businesses, nonprofits receive grants, keep 1,950 jobs

236 small businesses, nonprofits receive grants, keep 1,950 jobs

Grants totaling more than $2.34 million have been awarded to 236 small businesses and nonprofits in Flint and Genesee County through the Michigan Economic Development Corp.’s (MEDC) Michigan Small Business Restart Program. In Genesee County, the grants, ranging from $5,000 to $10,000, helped to retain 1,950 jobs at area businesses. The grantees represent a variety […]

Flint & Genesee Chamber, Michigan offer help for businesses impacted by coronavirus

Flint & Genesee Chamber, Michigan offer help for businesses impacted by coronavirus

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has everyone on edge.  The breaks from workplaces that we used to dream about have become nerve-racking days of social distancing. Flint, along with the rest of the country, faces uncertain times, and for those who spent their lives building a small business all that work is in jeopardy. Fortunately for Flint’s […]