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Delaware COVID-19 and Spring Flood Small Business Grant Program

Grants to Ohio Businesses to Mitigate Losses
Due to the Coronavirus and Recent Flooding

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of Delaware

Deadline Date:

07/31/20 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Ohio businesses in eligible locations to mitigate losses due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and recent flooding. Funding is intended to help local small businesses that have experienced business interruptions, furloughs or layoffs, and economic losses. Enhanced consideration will be given to an applicant who has been involved in supporting community organizations or other philanthropic causes in the community. Eligible businesses are located within the City of Delaware.

As a result of the COVID-19 health crisis and the May 19, 2020 flood event, the City of Delaware realizes that the community’s businesses are suffering from closing operations, employee furlough or lay-off, and economic losses. To support Delaware’s business community, the City has established the Delaware COVID-19 & Spring Flood Small Business Grant Program. This program will provide an outright grant reimbursement for eligible business owners for expenses directly attributable to the COVID-19 crisis and the recent flood. 

Eligible Reimbursement Costs:

  • The cost of conversion of products or services to meet the ODH health and safety requirements,
  • Development of new solutions to problems presented during the COVID-19 crisis,
  • The purchase of safety supplies such as masks, hand sanitizer, safety barriers, signage, and items to enforce physical distancing, and
  • Expenses as a direct result of the flood event from May 19, 2020, which includes cleaning services, cleaning supplies, equipment/appliance loss and replacement related to business operation, reconstruction of structural items destroyed by the flood, destroyed inventory, furniture, flooring and items not salvageable after cleanup. 
  • Planned expenses as a result of COVID-19 or the flood (clean up, replacement of equipment, safeguards or otherwise). 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 191033

Estimated Size of Grant:

Eligible businesses may apply for a one-time grant of up to $2,500. Awards of up to $5,000 may be considered for exceptional cases as determined by the grant review committee.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any business needing assistance is encouraged to apply. Only complete and legible applications will be reviewed. Qualified applicants shall meet the following criteria.
1. Business must have been impacted by the State-mandated closures that began on March 15, 2020 due to COVID-19 and/or flood event of May 19, 2020. The impacts may include the loss of employees or revenue.
2. Business must be located within the City of Delaware, Ohio.
3. Business must have at least two but no more than 30 full-time equivalent employees as of March 15, 2020. The employee count may include owner(s), partnerships, or other arrangements to support the operation of the business.
4. Business must be a targeted use, which includes retail, service, restaurant or hotel.
5. Ineligible organizations include sexually-oriented businesses, places of worship and non-profits.
6. Business must be in good standing with local, state, and federal jurisdictions with respect to taxes, fees, utility payments, and other financial obligations.
7. The applicant should demonstrate that it has pursued or has attempted to pursue federal and state assistance programs. Applicants should verify with their financial institutions and/or the SBA that funds received through the City’s Grant Program funds can be used in tandem with federal and state assistance. Additionally, applicants should consult with their CPA regarding any potential tax implications.

Uneligible Reimbursement Costs:
- Rent
- Mortgage payments
- Utilities
- Wages

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be accepted from 8:00 AM June 1, 2020 to 5:00 PM July 31, 2020.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Grants will be awarded until funds are exhausted; please understand that some grant applications will not be funded.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For assistance in completing the application, please contact Economic Development Coordinator Courtney Hendershot via email at chendershot@delawareohio.net or telephone 740-203-1018.

Completed applications must be submitted via email at opportunity@delawareohio.net.

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USA: Ohio: City of Delaware

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