Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist opened the 17th annual National Black Business Month by pointing out his efforts to assure that PPP loans were distributed to Black-owned businesses

Michigan in Pandemic to Prosperity: State of Black Business, 18th edition

Michigan’s Black Business Affinity Index score is 52

Federal contracts

148 federal contracts in FY20

Fast Facts

Black labor market

1,068,000 Black workers with 56.8% participation and 11 percent unemployment

State Small Business Credit Initiative
Manufacturing Extension
USDA Rural Development

Brandon Fewins, State Director 3001 Coolidge Road, Suite 200 East Lansing, MI 48823
Voice: (517) 324-5190

Key races

Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist

Business history