Assistance for Small Businesses

Want to be ready for the next small business relief grant opportunity? Review this guide to learn about how to prepare.

The following organizations are providing free advice and support to small businesses on issues related to the COVID-19 crisis. Some can help businesses apply for the Paycheck Protection Program and other funding.

Detroit Means Business

TechTown, Detroit at Work, SCORE and the Small Business Development Center are working together to provide businesses free one-on-one coaching in a variety of areas, including Accounting / Finance, Human Resources / Workforce Management, Sales / Marketing, Strategy / Operations and Legal / Bankruptcy. English
Schedule an appointment

Accounting Aid Society + DTE

Accounting Aid Society and DTE are providing free help to business owners that are DTE customers in completing their applications for the PPP loan program. English
Phone 833-750-6901

Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC)

The Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC) is providing expert assistance to business owners, including PPP loan application assistance. English | Spanish | Bangla
Request assistance

Detroit SCORE

Detroit SCORE offers free business mentorship to small businesses owners. English | Hindi | Spanish
Find a mentor

Featherstone Moments

Featherstone Moments supports small business owners of color, women, and the LGBTQ community. EnglishSpanish

International Strategic Management

International Strategic Management offers courses and services to small businesses navigating the COVID-19 crisis. English | Arabic 

Michigan Community Resources COVID-19 Nonprofit and Small Business Legal Clinic

Michigan Community Resources is holding 45-minute remote consultations with a volunteer attorney for non-profits and small businesses impacted by COVID-19. English | Some assistance in other languages
Request an appointment

Michigan Good Food Fund

Michigan Good Food Fund provides guidance and support to owners of food-related businesses. English | Spanish

Michigan SBDC

Michigan SBDC provides free guidance to small businesses. English
Find more information

ProsperUS Detroit

ProsperUS is providing free office hours to business owners by appointment only. English | Spanish
Schedule an appointment

Southwest Detroit Business Association (SDBA)

Southwest Detroit Business Association (SDBA) through consultants at Puente Cultural Integration is offering free small business support to all businesses in Southwest Detroit.
English | Spanish | Arabic

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TechTown Detroit

TechTown Detroit is offering free, 25-minute consultations for businesses. English | Spanish
Request a consultation in English
To request a consultation in Spanish, 

U of M Accounting

U of M Accounting is offering free accounting consultations to small business owners. English
Schedule an appointment


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