Application open for the PMBC Access and Certification Grant

The PMBC Access and Certification Grant is designed to break down barriers preventing Michigan businesses from winning purchase orders. The program has three objectives:
  • Increase supplier access to local and global procurement opportunities
  • Improve competitiveness in advanced manufacturing for Michigan small businesses
  • Enhance supplier capabilities and open doors to new industry vertical
Up to $15,000 in assistance is available to offset 75% of pre-approved expenses per fiscal year. Your company will pay for the certification or software and the MEDC will reimburse 75% of those expenses, after receiving valid proof of payment. Companies must meet the following eligibility criteria to qualify for the PMBC Grant.
 1. Be in accordance with the U.S. Small Business Association’s size standards for small business
2. Providing EIN number linked to Michigan address with full-time employees in Michigan
3. Demonstrate potential for increased business should the grant application be approved

The program funds may be approved for:

  1. Industrial Certification
  2. Software Access to Procurement/Bid Site
  3. Other procurement barriers as approved by review committee that are not based on race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin

If you have any questions, contact Erica Gary at