Economic Development

Small Business Relief Grant Program

The City of Bay City is launching the ARPA COVID-19 2022 Nonprofit Relief Grant Program to assist local Nonprofits recovering from the adverse economic impacts resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and associated Executive Orders, in particular those most disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. The primary objective of the program is to provide assistance to Nonprofits to cover loss of earnings, decline in revenues, impacts of cancelled fundraising events during periods of closure or limited operations due to public health orders, unexpected expenses related to an increased demand for services or mitigation efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, and other necessary expenditures related to the COVID-19 emergency. Please review the GUIDELINES below prior to starting your application.

Nonprofit Relief Grant Program GUIDELINES
Online Application
Printable Application

Paper applications may be picked up, dropped off, or mailed to: 301 Washington Avenue, Room 207, Bay City, MI 48708

**Applications will NOT be accepted by email.

Please contact Sara Dimitroff or Shelli Thurston in the Economic Development Office with questions.

Economic Development - Who are we?

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Who We Are
The City of Bay City Economic Development Department provides assistance to developers, businesses and neighborhoods in Bay City. Whether you are pursuing a development or revitalization project we have the answers you are looking for, all in one place.
What We Offer
Incentive Programs Our staff has direct access and in-depth understanding of Incentives and we work closely with the State of Michigan to package incentive proposals targeted to the needs of individual businesses.

Community Partnerships between public and private businesses and organizations aimed at creating mutually beneficial economic development.

Real Estate/Site Selection
City-Owned Land for Sale We acquire abandoned and underutilized property in the City and offer purchasing opportunities, which focus on community development and owner occupancy.
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