Small Business Grant funding still available for Temple businesses affected by COVID-19

City of Temple
Posted at 10:54 AM, Aug 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-21 11:54:34-04

TEMPLE, TX — The application period has been extended for small businesses to receive COVID-19 relief funding through the Unites Way of Central Texas and the City of Temple.

Applications will be accepted until funds have been exhausted. Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

The program is funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant – Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) funds. The City of Temple has partnered with United Way of Central Texas and the Temple Chamber of Commerce to administer the program.

Grants of up to $5,000 are available for businesses with up to 50 full-time equivalent employees at the time of application, or up to five full-time equivalent employees with a low to moderate income owner. The business must demonstrate a loss of gross revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic to be considered for funding.

Applications are available on the United Way of Central Texas Website at