MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Counties throughout Minnesota are getting ready to launch extra COVID help for small companies and nonprofits.
Sherburne County obtained roughly $1.87 million from the state as a part of a COVID aid fund. The county says companies can obtain as much as $10,000 in grant cash to offset COVID-related losses.
The plan was accredited on Tuesday by the Board of Commissioners. Companies which obtained direct help from the state are eligible to obtain as much as $5,000 from the county. These which didn’t obtain the direct help can get $10,000 from the county.
Functions for the Sherburne County grant funds are being taken till Jan. 22. The funds can be distributed inside two weeks of the county receiving cash from the state. For extra info, click here.
In St. Louis County, companies can apply for as much as $45,000, and funds are for use for COVID-related bills, resembling PPE, cleansing provides, working bills together with lease, mortgage, utilities, and even for payroll.
To qualify, the companies have to be bodily in St. Louis County and don’t have any present tax liens on document with the Secretary of State once they apply. Additionally they should have been impacted by a Minnesota Government Order associated to the pandemic.
St. Louis County obtained $3.8 million from the state within the newest spherical of grants.
“We’re so grateful to our legislative delegation for his or her robust help of our native small companies and non-profits,” mentioned County Board Chair Mike Jugovich. “We’re working shortly to distribute to our enterprise group.”
The appliance interval for St. Louis County is predicted to start in mid-January.