$2 million in COVID-19 workplace safety grants now available from the State of Michigan

The State of Michigan has launched another round of funding for the Michigan COVID-19 Safety Grant Program. These grants will provide small businesses with fewer than 250 employees, including licensed non in-home childcare centers, matching funds of up to $10,000 to decrease the risk of COVID-19 spread through safety and health-related equipment purchased and training.

The grant application window is now open and will close Friday, June 18, with awards given shortly thereafter. Grants received after June 18, will be held pending a potential third phase, if funds remain available.

To apply, businesses need to complete the Michigan COVID-19 Safety Grant application.

Examples of how grant funding may be utilized:

  • Purchasing supplies/materials such as sneeze guards, physical barriers, face coverings and hand washing/hygiene stations.
  • Purchasing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including gowns, gloves and eye protection.
  • Training to educate employees about the spread and dangers of COVID-19.

Additional information on grant funding can be found in the program brochure and the full press release.  Consult your ShindelRock tax professional if you need further assistance.