So as to assist help native companies financially harm by the continuing coronavirus pandemic, the Danville City Council final week permitted plans for a “Ahead Focus Enterprise Grant” program that can enable native companies to be reimbursed for coronavirus associated bills by the city authorities.
Accredited by the council throughout its assembly final Wednesday, this system has allotted $250,000 to help native companies struggling financially because of the pandemic and can moreover assist them adapt their operations to proceed in a socially distanced world.
“Many companies are going through ongoing COVID-19 bills as a way to proceed offering essential industrial companies for residents or have been required to shift operations outdoor because of well being order occupancy restrictions,” city workers mentioned in an announcement.
Structured for unbiased native enterprise house owners, Grants are restricted to $5,000 per enterprise — reimbursed at 75% of enterprise expenditure — and might be granted to companies that meet particular standards in a number of grant classes.
Danville residents interested by making use of for this system are inspired to submit in any of the next classes: enterprise advertising, capital funding (climate safety and visibility), permits or different pandemic associated bills.