Small business grants due by Oct. 6 - The Record-Courier

Small business grants due by Oct. 6 - The Record-Courier

Small business grants due by Oct. 6 - The Record-Courier

Posted: 26 Sep 2020 06:29 AM PDT

Douglas County will continue to accept applications through Oct. 6 for a small business grant program designed to help businesses cope with the impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Grants are awarded on an as needed and first come first served basis. For details on eligible businesses and funding amounts, and to apply, visit the Nevada Association of Counties website.

"There is still ample funding remaining to assist businesses that are struggling financially. It is important to us that we get these funds to our businesses who are qualified and need it. We are asking for the public's help with spreading the word that these funds are available. If you know a small businesses, no matter how small, please tell them about this program." said Economic Vitality Manager, Lisa Granahan.

You must have a valid state business license, to be eligible. The County has also partnered with the University of Nevada's Small Business Development Center to assist businesses with the application process. Request free and confidential assistance at call 800-240-7094 to make an appointment with a counselor.

The funding for this program comes from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. All eligible businesses with zero to 50 employees impacted by COVID-19 are encouraged to seek grant funding through this program. Addition questions regarding this program can be directed to Lisa Granahan at the County Manger's Office (775) 775.781.3775.

Local funding still available for small business grants -

Posted: 25 Sep 2020 11:57 AM PDT

TEMPLE, Texas — The City of Temple has extended the application period for small businesses to receive COVID-19 relief funding. 

Applications will be accepted until funds are exhausted, on a first-come, first-serve basis, the city said in a release. Businesses approved for relief funding are eligible for up to $5,000. 

Grants are available for businesses with up to 50 full-time employees at the time of the application, or up to to five full-time employees with a low-to-moderate income owner. The city said businesses must demonstrate a loss of gross revenue as a result of the pandemic to be considered for funding. 

The program is funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Development Block Grant - Coronavirus funds. The city has partnered with United Way of Central Texas and the Temple Chamber of Commerce to administer the program. 


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