MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WILX) – At a Unique Meeting on December 18, the Meridian Township Board authorised the Meridian Economic Improvement Corporation (EDC) to present far more assistance to the area’s small company group by a next spherical of grants.
Formulated in Could 2020, the Compact Company Reduction Grant Program, alongside with the Meridian EDC and Township Board, has allocated $500,000 for about 70 businesses to receive up to $7,000 in funding every single.
The to start with spherical of grants from the Townships Modest Organization Relief Grant Software was distributed in June 2020. A overall of 42 grant recipients been given $4,000 every.
“Meridian Township was not too long ago ranked the Very best Place to Dwell in Michigan. We’ve acquired our prominence via vivid neighborhoods, unparalleled university districts and a thriving small business community. We hope our the latest announcement of a $500,000 nearby grant reduction application will aid our business enterprise neighborhood all through these unparalleled times,” mentioned Ron Styka, Meridian Township Supervisor.
“With the modern rise in COVID-19 conditions, we are all on edge and our business house owners are having difficulties. It is crucial that we choose action to enable our businesses make diversifications, so they can keep on being open. We all considered the pandemic would be around faster, now it’s December and we are nonetheless observing the impacts. We can remain vigilant by assisting our business ecosystem keep nutritious,” claimed Amber Clark, Meridian Township’s Neighborhoods & Economic Enhancement Director.
The software time period of the grant program begins December 21 and ends at 12 p.m. on January 5, 2021.
Grants are predicted to be awarded on January 8, 2021, with cash distributed by January 15, 2021.
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