Small Business COVID Relief Grant

The Liberty Township Small Business COVID Relief Grant Program will provide small businesses with some monetary relief from expenses incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses may request up to $10,000 with proper documentation to show proof of reimbursable expenses. 

Eligible Small Businesses
  • Must have brick-and-mortar business location within Liberty Township.
  • Must be a for-profit entity in business as of January 2019.
  • Must have fewer than 25 full-time equivalent. employees
  • Franchise businesses are eligible if locally-owned and all other criteria is met.
  • For complete list of qualifications, please refer to the Grant Application. 
Eligible Expenses
  • Business interruption costs that are traditional reoccurring operational overhead expenses, but which the business suffered economic hardship in its efforts to repay as a result of State-sanctioned closured, limited operations, or increased restrictions because of COVID-19, such as mortgage payments, rent payments, utility payments and payroll expenses.
  • Business interruption costs that were additional costs the business had to expend in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, such as items meant to protect the public and employees during the pandemic (PPE, hand sanitizer, etc.) or costs incurred during a reopening process (plexiglass barriers, signage communicating state-based requirements for public access, etc.)
Small Business COVID Relief Grant APPLICATION 

Applications will be accepted Monday, November 16, 2020 through Friday, December 4, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

Demand may exceed funds so it's a first come, first served grant program. Due to the nature of the program and federal funding restrictions, please read the Grant Application carefully.

Questions should be emailed to grant@liberty-township.com 
Or please call Caroline McKinney, Economic Development Director/PIO at 513-759-7510.

 

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