Crow Wing County offering another round of COVID-19 relief for small businesses, nonprofits
By Paul Vold firstname.lastname@example.org (12/23/20)
(Brainerd, MN) — The Crow Wing County Board did approve another round of COVID-19 relief funds for small businesses and nonprofits that continue to suffer from the State shutdowns.
More than 1.2 millions dollars of state funding will be distributed through up to $10,000 grants being awarded to nonprofit and small businesses to help offset business interruptions associated with COVID-19 from March 1st, 2020 through January 12th, 2021.
For nonprofits and small businesses to eligible: Businesses and/or nonprofits that were NOT ordered closed by Executive Order of the Governor, but also can demonstrate significant COVID related business disruption; Businesses and/or nonprofits that WERE ordered closed by Executive Order of the Governor, but also can demonstrate additional significant COVID related business disruption; Must have 50 or fewer employees; Must have a physical location in Crow Wing County; Must be registered with the Secretary of State and have been operating since March 1st, 2020; Documentation must be supplied to document expenses and may not be duplicated expenses already reimbursed through other COVID related grant programs.
Ineligible businesses include professional service businesses, such as, but not limited to accountants and attorneys, organizations who provide housing in any form, organizations that generate incomes from gambling.
The application deadline is 11:59pm January 12, 2021. For more information or to apply to Crow Wing County website, or use the link with this story.