NEWS RELEASE: Consumers Energy Foundation Makes $200,000 Grant for Jackson County Small Businesses
JACKSON, MICH. May 6, 2020 - The Jackson Community Foundation (JCF) and the Enterprise Group (EG) of Jackson have received a $200,000 gift from the Consumers Energy Foundation.money will be used to create grants for small businesses affected by COVID-19 pandemic in Jackson County – focus will be given to businesses owned by women, minorities and small businesses who have not received support from other funding sources. This grant represents a portion of $1.8 million Consumers Energy Foundation has granted to nine organizations throughout Michigan. The two organizations will work together to make grants to Jackson County small businesses.
TO APPLY TO THE CONSUMERS ENERGY FOUNDATION SMALL BUSINESS RELIEF PROGRAM
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COVID-19 SURVIVIAL TOOL KIT for nonprofits and small businesses
Consumers Energy has partnered with the Jackson Chamber of Commerce, the Enterprise Group, the Anchor Initiative and the Nonprofit Network to develop a COVID-19 Survival Toolkit. The toolkit assists with navigation through the difficult process of re-tooling your business and moving forward during these challenging times – including helping you connect with potential sources of relief under the federal CARES Act. Elements of the toolkit include a check list of actions to take immediately, a cash flow budget template, a tool to evaluate unemployment for your employees, and calculators for federal incentives such as the Paycheck Protection Program and Employee Retention Credits.
Jackson COVID-19 Action Network:
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