State of Michigan Offers $8.55M in COVID-19 Workplace Safety Grants to Help Employers Protect WorkersJuly 23, 2020
The grant application opens Monday, July 27, and closes Friday, Aug. 7. However, applications submitted past the Aug. 7 deadline will be held if funding remains available for a second phase. Submit your application here.
Interested applicants must have fewer than 250 employees, provide a copy of their COVID-19 safety plan, as well as a description of how funds will help improve workplace safety for employees, customers, and the community.
The grant may be utilized by:
- Purchasing engineering controls and other supplies or materials such as sneeze guards, physical barriers, face coverings, and handwashing and/or hygiene stations.
- Purchasing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including gowns, gloves, and eye protection.
- Training to educate employees about the spread and dangers of COVID-19.
View the full release from the state’s Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity.