Below you will find up-to-date resources and information on the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional information is being continually posted to our social media channels.
This section is focused on providing resources for reopening your business best practices and updates from our region, state, nation and world.
Note: Please be advised that we strongly recommend that before implementing any of the resources in the ‘Reopening Business Resources’ section contained herein you carefully evaluate, and consult with outside legal counsel as appropriate, the legality, applicability and potential efficacy of this information in your place of business. Please also note that this is a “living” resource page that may be updated at any time by Chamber staff given the fluidity of this situation.
Grants | Loan Program Checklists for Small Business
Michigan SBA Lenders
To review the list of lenders participating in the Paycheck Protection Program, please head to the following site – Michigan begins on page 251. View a list of lenders participating in the Paycheck Protection Program by state as of April 23, 2020.
MEDC Programs for Small Businesses During COVID-19
Energy Bill Assistance
Michigan PPE Distributors
American Fifth Spirits – Hand sanitizer
A Dean Watkins Co. - masks, sanitizer, gloves, thermometers
BRD Printing Incorporated – Cloth face masks, floor signage, window decals, stickers, post it notes, hand sanitizer
Capital Imaging - Signage, sneeze guards, cashier shields, clear partitions
DBI Lansing: Hand sanitizer, reusable and disposable face masks, No touch thermometers, Sneeze Guards, Face shields, Gloves, Cleaning supplies
Foresight Group - Signage, sneeze guards, cashier shields, clear partitions, sanitizer stations, masks, gloves
Michigrain – Hand sanitizer
Orbitform - N95 sanitization
Product Resource Company – sneeze guards, cashier shields, partitions, Custom Barrier Solutions
Duckett Brothers Distributing – cleaning supplies, sanitizers, gloves
SR Industries LLC – Masks
Lansing Sanitary Supply - disposable vinyl gloves, disposable blue face masks, (3 ply w/ ear loops) and flip-down face shields.
RetroDuck.com - Masks
Jungle Jane Promotions - Infrared Thermometers, Imprinted and Blank Masks, Hand Sanitizer, Sanitizer Stands, Gloves, Disposable Shoe Covers, Disposable Head Nets, Disposable Gowns, Sneeze Guards, Cashier Shields, Clear partitions, Face Shields, Floor Signage, Stickers, Sanitizing Wipes.
The Living Healthy Co. - Masks, Filtered Washable Face Coverings with free logo, Nitrile/Latex Gloves, Gel Sanitizer, Face Shields, Foot Coverings, Disposable Gowns/Suits, Infrared Thermometers, Clorox Wipes, Communicator Coverings, Michigan Handmade Masks, Monthly PPE Kits for Field Staff.
Image Builders Unlimited powered by Proforma - Masks, nitrile gloves, thermometers, sanitizer, signage, floor decals, sneeze guards, protective barriers
The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to be able to provide this valuable content via Zoom. Please look for additional content coming soon.
The entire series can be viewed on our Webinars Page.
Lansing Regional Chamber Business Education Series: Best Hiring Practices During Challenging Times
LRCC Business Education Series, 2021 Fundraising Trends
LRCC Business Education Series, Digital Trends in 2021
Presentation on Gov. Whitmer's FY'22 State Budget Proposal
Paycheck Protection Program Round 2
Chamber University Dec. 2020, Give Your Team a Tune-Up
2020 Virtual Healthcare Forum
How to Survive the Winter, Marketing Ideas Focused on Online Sales
Strategic Marketing: The Right Tools to Gain Traction
Health and Safety Protocols in the Hospitality Industry
Qualifying for PPP Forgiveness
No Fault Insurance Reform
Proper Cleaning, Sanitization of the Workplace
PPE & Social Distancing for Your Business
Coronavirus and Employers/Employees: New Environment Under Families First Coronavirus Response Act
CARES ACT – U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Continuity of Business - Key Steps to Sustaining Your Business Through a Pandemic/Crisis
- View/Download Webinar
- Download Kelli's Presentation
- Greg's Link: https://www.ahpplc.com/covid-19-updates.html
- Scott's Link: https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/top-priorities/cares-act/assistance-for-small-businesses
Payroll Protection Act - For Small Business and Independent Contractors
COVID-19 and Health Care Coverage
Cyber Security and Data Protection While Working Remotely
Stay Local. Stay Connected
Maximize Your PPP Loan
Delivering Support for Michigan's Small Businesses
Returning Back to the Workplace During COVID-19
Chamber University May 2020 - A.I. and Chatbots
Stress and Immunity
Selling Remotely in the New Normal
Economic Outlook - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
- Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Summary
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary
- “Get My Payment” Web App Launched for Americans to Submit Direct Deposit Information
- Ingham County Health Department – Coronavirus Disease 2019
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Business Response Toolkit:
U.S. Small Business Administration Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
Business Leaders For Michigan COVID-19 Business Response Center:
Michigan Economic Development Corporation Support Center: https://www.michiganbusiness.org/about-medc/covid19/
Small Business Development Center Michigan Support Center: https://sbdcmichigan.org/small-business-covid19/
Michigan Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 ToolKit:
Lansing Economic Area Partnership Business Relief Center:
Find out which businesses are open during COVID-19: