COVID-19 Resource Page

There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic - the health of family & friends, educating our children, continuing to work, and keeping our businesses open just to name a few. All of these things are stressful on their own, let alone trying to juggle them all!  Working with our neighboring communities, and regional and state partners, we have put together a list of resources for our small businesses.

Lathrup Village Businesses

Financial Assistance Programs
There are many different financial assistance available at the county, state, and federal levels. Below are those resource links.
**NEW** Oakland together Cultural Institution COVID-19 Support Grant 
 Oakland County Economic Recovery Grants
 Michigan Small Business Restart Grant Program
 PPE Resilience Fund
Michigan Entrepreneurs Resilience Fund

Michigan Occupational Safety & Health Administration (MiOHSA) Grants for small employers
Pure Michigan Business Connect Virtual Procurement Assistance - Sourcing Health & Human Services

SBA Coronavirus Relief Options include the following programs: 

Consumers Energy Utility Assistance

Re-Opening Your Business
It's a guarantee things are different and "normal" is relative. Here are a few guides on how to re-open safely:
Recovery Readiness: A How-To Guide to Reopen Your Workplace
National Restaurant Association COVID-19 Reopening Guidance

Additional Resources & Guides

Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center Coronavirus Resources
Resources for Michigan Businesses
Small Business Resource Guide
TCF Small Business Relief Program (press release)
Synopsis of Financial Assistance (Friedman Real Estate)
Health Order Compliance Packet (a How to... guide)
Emergency Cash Flow Tutorial
Workplace Discrimination as a Result of COVID-19

Lathrup Village Residents
Oakland County recognizes that it's not just our businesses that are struggling, but our residents too. The county has rolled out its Rent, Mortgage and Utility Grant Program to provide assistance. For information about this program, please visit: Funds will be awarded in two phases:

  •  Phase 1: July 1 – August 31, 2020
  •  Phase 2: October 1 – November 30, 2020

Applications will be accepted during each phase until funds are exhausted. This is a one-time grant opportunity for eligible households. Questions should be directed to or call 248-858-0730


This list of resources will grow and evolve as we continue our efforts to identify ways we can support our small businesses. If there is a particular issue with which you need information or you have an idea on how to help, please send an email to

For more information on this rapidly evolving situation, please visit the following websites:

Oakland County Health Division (OCHD)
State of Michigan
Center for Disease Control (CDC)

Stay Healthy!