Town of Portland introduced Thursday it has begun providing grants of as much as $10,000 to help Portland companies with sustaining their out of doors operations by the winter months.
In a information launch, the town mentioned the primary goal of its Winter Enterprise Sustainability Grant Program will probably be job retention throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Companies could have till Dec. 9 to use, and functions can be found on-line. Grant funds can be utilized for quite a lot of objects – starting from furnishings, heaters, coverings, platforms, lighting, signage, barricades and different issues – wanted to increase out of doors enterprise operations. All objects coated by the grant should be bought after Nov. 19 if a enterprise desires to use for a grant.
Final month, the Portland Metropolis Council accepted $100,000 for the winter enterprise program by funds offered by the U.S. Division of Housing and City Growth.