Paycheck Protection Program


The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering small businesses forgivable loans for payroll and operation expenses through its Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The City of Detroit is providing small business owners with individual personalized support to help them through the SBA application process.

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Detroit Procurement Program

Now Live: BuyDetroit Portal

Virtual space connects Buyers with Detroit Suppliers to grow the small business community and increase supply chain diversity.

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Reopening Resources

How to reopen your small business safely.

Financial Support

The PPP application deadline has been extended to May 31, 2021. Explore other funding support to include grants and loans.

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Bank of America

Strengthening Detroit’s Small Business Community

When Bank of America says, “We’re here for our small business clients,” they mean it. Bank of America is a proud sponsor of the Detroit Means Business initiative and a champion for small businesses throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

To date, Bank of America has been the largest lender in the Paycheck Protection Program, helping keep the lights on and employees paid for thousands of businesses.

Bank of America is investing in cities like Detroit to promote equality and provide support to those who need it most. Read more.

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About Detroit Means Business

Detroit Means Business is a coalition of private, public, and philanthropic partners dedicated to meet the needs of Detroit’s small businesses.

“I am so pleased to say that the Detroit Means Business website was absolutely amazing. I was able to get both my businesses prepared for their opening dates. I love my city, our mayor and my liaison.”

Marlene Brooks
Marlene Brooks
Dymond Designs Beauty School

“The website is very informative and easy to use for the customer, from the Liaison to the Mayor have been just great.”

Mare Martini
Mare Martini
Nathan’s Deli

“The website was very helpful and gave me additional insight on training for my employees. I also loved that it had additional information regarding Grants on it, that was awesome as well.”

Guy Pelino
Guy Pelino
Amore Da Roma Restaurant