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Small businesses in Belton may begin to apply for Phase 2 of Coronavirus relief grants

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Posted at 10:46 AM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 11:46:33-05

BELTON, TX — Belton small businesses may begin to apply for Phase 2 of the City of Belton Coronavirus relief grants beginning today.

Under Phase 2 of the program, locally owned Belton businesses may apply for grants of up to $5,000 each. With a total of $240,000 in funding available from an allocation of the 2020 CARES Act, the City anticipates funding up to 48 grants.

The grant application is brief and asks for the following information:

  • Number of employees
  • Revenue decline
  • Impact of COVID-19 on business
  • Proposed use of funding
  • If funds applied for and/or received from elsewhere
  • Did business close and/or operate on a limited capacity
  • Certification of accuracy of information provided.

The Central Texas Council of Governments is administering the grant program on behalf of the City.

Applications are available at Covid Grant Phase 2. The application deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 13.