PENINSULA, Va. (WAVY) — Officers with the Center Peninsula Planning District Fee say there are nonetheless funds out there for small companies impacted by the pandemic to use for grant funding.
Enterprise house owners within the Center Peninsula should apply by the Nov. 15 deadline. Companies in Gloucester, Mathews, Middlesex, Essex, King and Queen, and the cities of Tappahannock, Urbanna and West Level are eligible to use.
Gloucester-based companies solely may request help for late lease or mortgage funds.
The Again to Enterprise Center Peninsula grants are designed to help impacted companies by masking a portion of elevated prices incurred in response to the measures put in place, resembling social distancing and compliance with further well being and security necessities.
“The elected officers of our Center Peninsula area stay dedicated to serving to get grant funds into the fingers of enterprise house owners who want them in order that our total area can proceed its financial restoration,” mentioned Lewie Lawrence, Center Peninsula Planning District Fee govt director. “We encourage any enterprise that meets the factors to use by the November 15 deadline.”
This system is funded by native governments with allocations offered by the federal CARES Act. The funds will reimburse the elevated value of the “modified enterprise practices which have been spent in response to the pandemic,” however is not going to cowl the “regular value of working the enterprise,” in response to an announcement launched by the MPPDC.
Officers with the group say that over $1 million in grant purposes have been obtained because the Fee introduced this system in July.
Companies making use of ought to learn the eligibility necessities on the web site completely, Lawrence mentioned, and be ready to submit varied paperwork to help their utility.
Supporting paperwork required could embody:
- Present 2020 copy of enterprise license
- Receipts for objects bought with an evidence of why the acquisition was made to assist proceed operations throughout the pandemic
- Pictures of the objects bought
Grant purposes might be submitted on-line at b2bmidpen.com.
For questions on this system, or to request help in filling out the appliance, name the Center Peninsula Planning District Fee at 804-758-2311 or electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org.