This grant program is available for businesses affected by COVID-19 that have been operating for at least one year and that are owned by or employ people with low-to-moderate incomes. Business owners need to provide information on how they are responding to the pandemic and their plans to remain in business for the foreseeable future.
All of the following are eligible to apply:
- Self-employed individual with low-to-moderate income
- Business with five or fewer employees with a business owner who has low-to-moderate income (microenterprise)
- Business (including nonprofit) employing one or more employees who have low-to-moderate incomes. Employees who earn less than the maximum income for a household of one qualify as low-moderate income.
FAQ: What is a low-to-moderate income?
The following table shows the maximum amount of income a household can have in order to qualify for this grant funding:
Household of 1
Household of 2
Household of 3
Household of 4
Household of 5
Household of 6
Household of 7