Resources for Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This webpage serves to provide links to resources for East Lansing business that have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and related executive orders. Specific questions regarding Gov. Whitmer’s executive orders should be directed to her Constituent Relations team at (517) 334-7858. Regional and State Legislators recommend that businesses reach out to their lenders as soon as possible to discuss grant and loan options, as well as the possible deferment of any existing loan payments.
 
The list below will be updated as additional business resources become known.

Links to Informational Resources


Roundtable: Restaurant Revitalization Fund


The Lansing Regional Chamber will host a roundtable discussion on the Restaurant Revitalization Fund on Wednesday, March 31 at 3 p.m. The event will be held virtually and pre-registration is required. The virtual event is for any restaurant looking for information and guidance on this important fund. 

City of East Lansing


Michigan Chamber of Commerce


State of Michigan


Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act


Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce 


  • The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a webinar on Wednesday, April 8 from 10-11 a.m. The panel discussion will feature Gregory H. Soule, CPA, CISA, CISSP, CFE, partner at Andrew Hooper Pavlik; Kelli Ellsworth Etchison, chief marketing officer at LAFCU; Scott A. Chernich, shareholder, Foster Swift Collins & Smith, P.C., and focus on key steps to sustain businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic. Registration is free!

National Restaurant Association


Small Business Development Center


Small Business Administration


Small Business Association of Michigan


U.S. Chamber of Commerce


Modern Restaurant Management


  • Modern Restaurant Management News & Trends

Michigan Retailers Association


Michigan Economic Development Corporation


Michigan Economic Development Association


Michigan Paycheck Protection Program


Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP, Inc.)


Restore Your Economy 


Consumers Energy Business Support