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Thank you for being a member of the Meridian Area Business Association. During this trying time for our community we will do our best to support you and your business.

SBAM is here to help small businesses get through the Coronavirus shut down. As a member of MABA, you are a member of SBAM. Please utilize them as a resource at this time. MABA Member Sherry Bryan can help you out, (517) 267-2210,

The Lansing Regional Chamber has created a COVID-19 Resource Page to keep you up-to-date on the Lansing area response to the Coronavirus. 

State of Michigan and Governor Witmer's Response to the Coronavirus in Michigan including Governor Executive Orders and Directives that affect small business owners. 

Michigan Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Response

Small Business Emergency Relief Funds

LEAP has been allocated $600,000 in emergency small business relief grant funds from the MEDC to distribute 60 $10,000 grants to Lansing region small businesses. Small businesses wishing to apply for grant funds must be Michigan-based with under 50 employees (full or part time) and meet additional criteria. 

  • The application is expected to be open from this page March 27 or March 28, 2020, through Tuesday, March 31, 2020.
  • A multi-stage, multi-entity panel comprised of representatives from the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), Capital Region Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Capital Area Michigan Works! (CAMW!) will review applications and select awardees.
  • Applicants can work with local partners for application assistance. LEAP has created a Local Partners Resource Map and Contact List  to help connect you with the appropriate contact near your business.

Meridian Area Business Association

MABA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization
P.O. Box 234, Okemos, MI 48805
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