Source, Amount and Use of Funds
Where do the funds for the Michigan Small Business Restart Program grants come from?
What geographic area of Michigan is the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) administering restart grant funds for?
How much money is available for the Lansing region?
What amount is available for each individual grant request?
How many grants are available?
Why are there different amounts available for each type of eligible business type/nonprofit?
Who was involved in deciding how the funds would be distributed in the Lansing region?
What can the grant funds be used for?
Who is eligible for a restart grant?
How do I determine the number of employees/workers for my business/nonprofit?
Are sole proprietors/ships or home-based businesses eligible?
Are nonprofits eligible?
How are minority-, woman- and veteran-owned defined?
If my business has multiple locations, do I need to submit a separate application for each?
Is my franchise-owned business eligible?
What if I already received a grant or loan from another state or federal grant or loan program?
If I currently owe federal, state or local or real estate taxes am I still eligible?
Who created the application?
Why is LEAP including additional questions for nonprofits in the Lansing region?
When is the application period?
When will applications be due?
How do I apply?
How long will the application take to fill out?
Can I save my application and come back to it later?
What figures are accepted as revenue?
Who can I talk to at LEAP about my application?
Will I have to upload documents to my application?
Will I need to submit financial documents as part of the application?
How will conflict of interest be addressed in the consideration of grant applicants?
How are you removing favoritism and selection bias from the grant applicant selection process?
When will businesses or nonprofits who are selected to receive grants be notified?
When will grant funds be received by successful applicant businesses?
Privacy of Applicant Information
If I apply for a grant, will my application information be made public?