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APPLY NOW! Applications for RELIEF Act Grants Closing Soon

APPLY NOW! Applications for RELIEF Act Grants Closing Soon

 
 
HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 13, 2021) – This is a reminder to businesses and organizations in Washington County, Maryland that the deadline to submit an application for the four RELIEF Act grant programs is Sunday, May 16, 2021, by 11:59 p.m. Interested businesses and organizations can apply via the online portal under the Economic Recovery section at www.washcorises.net.
 
Please refer to the specific grant application for contact information and answers to questions regarding eligibility criteria or required documentation. Funding is extremely limited and may ultimately result in approval on a first-come, first-serve basis.
 
 
Accommodations Providers Grant
 
The Accommodations Providers Grant will award a maximum of up to $25,000 per applicant and funds can be used for normal operations costs, purchase of PPE, sanitation services and any costs to sustain the business.
 
 
Food and Beverage Providers Grant
 
The Food and Beverage Providers Grant will award a maximum of up to $12,000 per applicant and can be used for working capital, purchase of equipment to expand capacity and seating, infrastructure improvements, purchase of PPE, purchase of disposable food containers and utensils, sanitation costs and any other costs to sustain your business.
 
 
Online Sales and Teleworking Grant
 
The Online Sales and Teleworking Grant will award up to $5,000 per applicant and will provide assistance in expanding e-commerce services or to provide teleworking opportunities for your employees.
 
 
Nonprofit Recovery Grant
 
The Nonprofit Recovery Grant will award up to $25,000 per applicant and can be used for normal operating costs, purchase of PPE, and other costs to sustain your nonprofit business.
 
For additional questions, please email the Department of Business Development at [email protected].

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