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Dearborn announces small business relief grant program in response to COVID-19

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Posted at 11:40 AM, Apr 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-27 11:40:29-04

DEARBORN, Mich. (WXYZ) — Dearborn is accepting applications for its small business relief grant program.

The Dearborn Small Business Relief Grant is providing grants up to $5,000 for small businesses with 17 employees or less and sole proprietors located in Dearborn working capital during the COVID-19 crisis.

The applications are available from April 27 with a May 1 deadline. Awardees will receive notification via email the second week of May.

Applicants must meet specific eligibility criteria to qualify as listed on the website. Business owners who have previously been awarded a Michigan Small Business Relief Grant or the Wayne County/TCF Small Business Relief Loan Fund are not eligible to apply.

The grant aims to support businesses most often left out of major city, state and federal relief efforts.

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