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Baraga County Economic Development Corporation

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) is a part of our world today and is impacting business, the economy and the health of our communities.  As we talk with businesses, a number have inquired about how others are responding to or are preparing for disruptions due to the virus.  Check out this page for some great resources.  Need assistance? Contact Mary Myers at mary@marquette.org

 

COVID-19 Current Rules & Regulations

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

The SBA has announced that it will begin accepting online portal registrations for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) grant program on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT. The portal will then officially begin accepting applications on Monday, May 3, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. EDT.

This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location. Funds may be used for payroll costs, mortgage obligations, rent payments, debt service, utility payments, maintenance expenses, construction of outdoor seating, business supplies, food and beverage expenses, supplier costs, and operating expenses.

Applicants may apply through an SBA-recognized Point of Sale (POS) vendor or directly via SBA in a forthcoming online application portal. Participating POS providers include Square, Toast, Clover, and NCR Corporation (Aloha).

Applicants will need to submit SBA Form 3172, IRS Form 4506-T, and Gross Receipts Documentation.

Businesses eligible to apply for funding:

  • Restaurants
  • Food stands, food trucks, food carts
  • Caterers
  • Bars, saloons, lounges, taverns
  • Snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars
  • Bakeries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
  • Brewpubs, tasting rooms, taprooms (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
  • Breweries and/or microbreweries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
  • Wineries and distilleries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
  • Inns (onsite sales of food and beverage to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
  • Licensed facilities or premises of a beverage alcohol producer where the public may taste, sample, or purchase products

For more information on allowable use of funds, check out the SBA website or watch a recording of the SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application Portal Training.

For assistance preparing your application, you can access the following:

COVID-19 Relief Programs – Quick Reference Guide

Statement from Governor Whitmer on Michigan Supreme Court Ruling on Emergency Powers 

March 5th Gathering Order

BCEDC Restart Toolkit

Crisis Checklist for Your Business

Baraga County EDC Business Resiliency Guide

Hibernation Tool Kit Baraga County EDC

L’Anse Sentinel: Assistance Info Available to Local Businesses

Baraga County Data Booklet

4.13.2021 Meeting Notification

Articles of Interest

Kick-Off Event Held October 18

The Baraga County Economic Development Corporation (BCEDC) hosted a kick-off event to celebrate its restart as an economic development corporation. 

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County Government

2 S. Main Street
L’Anse, MI 49946

906-524-6100

Convention & Visitors Bureau

755 E. Broad Street
L’Anse, MI 49946

906-524-7444
800-743-4908

Chamber of Commerce

1 N. Main St.
L’Anse, MI 49946

906-353-8808
800-838-1563

Economic Development

1 N. Main St.
L’Anse, MI 49946

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