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Johnson County, Kansas CARES Small Business Relief Grant

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Johnson County, Kansas, CARES Small Business Relief Grant

The Mid-America LGBT Chamber is assisting the Johnson County Enterprise Center in Johnson County (ECJC) with the distribution of the CARES Small Business Relief Grant approved by the Johnson County Board of Commissioners for distribution to Johnson County, Kansas small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
The Small Business Grant Program is designed to help address the economic hardships that small businesses are experiencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Small Business Grant Program offers Johnson County small businesses a one-time $10,000 grant to help offset business expenses and/or revenue loss incurred due to COVID-19.  The Johnson County Commission has allocated $13.5M in small business relief grants allowing 1,350 small businesses to receive grants.  Grants will be allocated on a first come-first served basis.  It is anticipated that the high volume of applicants will exceed the total grants available.

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ON NOV 4, 2020 @ 10:00 AM CST.  THE ONLINE APPLICATION WILL BE AVAILABLE THEN AT:

To be eligible for a grant, your small business (for-profit or non-profit) must:

  • Be located in Johnson County, KS (Lease/rental/mortgage statement/utility bill showing business name and Johnson County address must be uploaded with application for verification)
  • Have 1 – 50 employees (Employee roster must be uploaded with application for verification)
  • Have documented expenses from Mar 1-Dec 30, 2020 and/or documented revenue loss for Mar 1-Oct 31, 2020 versus Mar 1-Oct 31, 2019 totaling at least $10,000   directly related to Covid-19 (Receipts/invoices/proof of payment and/or profit & loss financial statements must be uploaded with application for verification)

NOTE: Federal CARES Relief funding guidelines require collecting documentation to verify applicant eligibility.

Expenses or revenue losses that have been reimbursed from other relief funding sources (i.e. PPP, EIDL, HIRE Fund, CDBG, County Relief funds, etc) are not eligible to be reimbursed by this grant.

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For all general and media inquiries, please contact the office of the Executive Director of the Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce.

Suzanne Wheeler

Suzanne Wheeler
Executive Director

Email:   info@midamericalgbt.org
Call:   (816) 474-3558
Mail:   P.O. Box 5961, Kansas City, Missouri 65171

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