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

  • Michigan, Let’s Eat! Storytelling Training for Your Food Business Pivot
    The Michigan Good Food Fund, MSU Product Center, and Entre-SLAM have joined forces to teach you how to tell your food story, then share the magic behind your food to inspire and hopefully spark new customers and earn new lifelong fans. Apply here by June 21.
  • 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