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June 2022 Newsletter

The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is commonly referred to by Yooper’s as “The Superior State”. You’ll find the toughest and most friendly folks around which includes our Senior Loan Officer, Todd Horton. Todd knows that dealing with winters builds strong character and hard workers.

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COVID-19 EIDL Program Notice

The COVID-19 EIDL Program is not accepting new applications, increase requests or reconsiderations

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May 2022 Newsletter

A key component of what we do at Michigan Certified Development Corporation is economic development, specifically job creation.

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Exciting Staff Announcements

It is with mixed emotions that we have two staffing announcements. While we are happy for him, it saddens us to announce the retirement of Michigan Certified Development Corporation Vice President – Operations, Dave Kramer effective May 31, 2022.

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3 Advantages of Receiving a Start-Up Loan

Many start-ups don’t see their operations beyond the second year due to the high cost of starting and running their operations. In fact, only 48% of small businesses overall have their financing needs met according to Fundera.com. Most small business owners consider loans instead of grants like an smb startup grant because of the many … Continued

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April 2022 Newsletter

In the face of an on-going pandemic, fiscal 2021 turned out to be a record volume year for 504 loans. The SBA 504 Loan Program reached the $7.5B cap for regular 504 loans (excluding refinance without expansion) in early September.

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How Can I Get a Small Business Start-Up Loan?

The US is home to more than 32 million small businesses accounting for 99.9% of all US businesses. Over 902,000 of these businesses are in Michigan. Due to the pandemic and tough economic times, you may be looking to secure small business loans in Michigan. How you prepare for an application or pitching plays a … Continued

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Welcome Coty Gould

The Michigan Certified Development Corporation (MCDC) is pleased to announce the addition of Coty Gould as Loan Officer. Coty will cover Central Michigan while working out of his Midland office. His responsibilities will include marketing the SBA 504 Loan Program by working with lenders, small business owners and other referral sources to secure SBA 504 … Continued

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March 2022 Newsletter

We continue our Spotlight Interview series where we ask our employees what they like about working at MCDC and how they spend their free time. This month we are introducing Charlotte Hart, 7(a) Associate.

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February 2022 Newsletter

One of the favorite things we’ve been doing in our newsletters is highlighting one of our staff members. We always take pride in the great work that they do and we like to take a moment each month to share a little bit about them. This month, we’d like to recognize Jenifer Parr

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