City of Lansing – CDBG-CV Economic Development Program Assistance to Small Businesses


The City of Lansing has received CDBG-CV funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) in response to the health and economic crisis in Michigan. The City of Lansing is dedicating their funds to assist Lansing area small for-profit businesses and to those microenterprises providing services and goods related to COVID-19.

The prioritization and allocation of these CDBG-CV funds are to benefit persons affected negatively by COVID -19 who are low-to-moderate income by creating self-employment and /or business opportunities.

Michigan Women Forward will administer the CDBG-CV assistance program to microenterprises or eligible individuals starting a microenterprise providing services and /or goods related to COVID-19. Along with the funding, Michigan Women Forward will provide technical assistance, training and a microloan. 

For more information, please contact Tanesia at 313-771-3514.