THE MBA AT A GLANCE
The MBA is Midland’s fully integrated business hub, serving a vibrant community in which people, industry and businesses prosper. We are the voice for more than 3,000 businesses, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.
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Midland Business Alliance to Award Grant Assistance to Businesses Directly Impacted by Recent Flooding
The MBA, in collaboration with the Midland Area Community Foundation (MAFC), will award more than $150,000 in grants to local businesses impacted by the recent floods. The $150,000 in total funding comes from $50,000 from the MBA Foundation and $100,000 from the MACF. In addition, the Community Foundation has pledged more than $250,000 with $250,000 in matching funds to support local floodREAD MORE
Stay Home Order Lifted – What Does it Mean for Business?
Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-110. This Executive Order rescinds Executive Orders 2020-69 and 2020-96. Here is a summary of the new Executive Order. The Stay at Home Order is lifted immediately: We must continue to wear face coverings when in enclosed public spaces and take reasonable precautions to protect employees and customers. Indoor gatherings must be kREAD MORE
Awaiting the President’s Signature: Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act
If your business took advantage of the Paycheck Protection Program, we are pleased to share with you some very good news about new flexibility with the program. On June 3rd, the US Senate passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act. It was previous passed by the US House and is expected to be signed by President Trump today, retroactively dated to the passage of the CARES Act. Key proviREAD MORE
Midland Business Alliance Joins Large, Multi-State Coalition Supporting Regional Collaboration in Re-Opening
On April 21st, the Midland Business Alliance collaborated with 34 other Chambers of Commerce throughout Michigan, as well as from Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin to publish a joint statement supporting the states’ Governors as they work together to open the economy, following the COVID-19 crisis and resulting economic shutdown: “Businesses throughout the Midwest andREAD MORE