COVID-19 Business Resources

The Michigan Good Food Fund team is here to help in this time of COVID-19. Our technical assistance partners are prepared to offer one-on-one support to Michigan good food entrepreneurs. Our lending partners are also offering ways to ease the financial burden of our borrowers with support such as emergency loans or payment deferral. To learn more about our specific lender offerings, please email or call the lender directly. Please reach out to the Michigan Good Food Fund team at info@migoodfoodfund.org to share specific needs and requests so we can sustain good food enterprises in our communities.

The Michigan Good Food Fund lending partners are: 

Capital Impact Partners | Northern InitiativesDetroit Development Fund |
Michigan Women ForwardGrand Rapids Opportunities for Women

The Michigan Good Food Fund technical assistance providers are: 

Fair Food Network
Jean Chorazyczewski, jeanc@fairfoodnetwork.org

Michigan State University’s Center for Regional Food Systems
Jamie Rahrig, rahrigj1@msu.edu

Resources

For the most up-to-date information on the COVID-19 in Michigan, please visit the State of Michigan’s Coronavirus website. The latest information is available at Michigan.gov/Coronavirus and CDC.gov/Coronavirus.

While information around this outbreak is changing rapidly, the following links are intended to help educate good food entrepreneurs on how to prepare for and address the impacts of the COVID-19.

Webinars & Workshops

  • Peer-to-Peer Sessions: Sharing Food Business Solutions
    Learn from your peers! On our Peer-to-Peer Sessions page, you can watch recordings, review webinar slides, and take advantage of shared resources from our recent webinar series. Each session is focused on a different sector of food business: healthy products, restaurant and food service, and small farms.
  • Michigan Good Food Fund Webinar Series
    Visit our Workshops page to view recent webinars designed for good food entrepreneurs during the time of the pandemic. The latest topics include: looking at cash flow during the novel coronavirus and tips and strategies for sustaining businesses.
  • Various Dates – SBDC – Business Support Webinars

Business Assistance

Financial Assistance