RESOURCES

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

Lovin' Lathrup Village Business Relief Patronicity crowdfunding
We have partnered with Main Street Oakland Oakland County (MSOC) on teh nation's largest, coordinated crowdfunding campaign to assist our small businesses weather the economic storm of COVID-19 pandemic. All funds raised as part of this initiative will be used to help fund a Business Relief Micro-Grant Program. To support this campaign, please visit: www.patronicity.com/LathrupVillage

Open for Business
All of our Lathrup Village restaurants are open for carryout. We are also working to compile a list of other local, essential businesses. We encourage you to find ways to support out local businesses whether it be purchase a good or service now or for the future, writing a positive review, or tagging them in a social media post! 

Re-Opening Your Business
As Governor Whitmer gradually begins to re-open our economy, it's a guarantee things will be different. 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

Financial Assistance Programs

There are many different financial assistance available at the county, state, and federal levels. Below are those resource links.

**NEW** Michigan Entrepreneurs Resilience Fund
**NEW** Mi Local Biz crowdfunding & program guidelines

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

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

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 sstec@lathrupvillage.org

Following Governor Witmer's Executive Order to Stay Home, Stay Safe, City Hall is temporarily closed to the public until at least May 28th. For more information on how to conduct city business during this time, please follow this link. 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!