Business recovery grants now available
SOUTHERN VERMONT - Southeastern Vermont Community Action’s Micro Business Development program announces that applications are now being accepted online for the third round of Economic Micro Business Recovery Assistance for the COVID-19 epidemic from businesses open before December 31, 2020, that have not previously received the grant.
Grants of $5,000 are available for Vermont-based businesses affected by COVID-19 with five employees or fewer, including sole proprietors, and from low- to moderate income households. Businesses that opened after January 1, 2021, or that are planned to launch by November 1, 2022, may apply beginning on January 18, 2022, and must have met for a minimum of one hour with a MBDP counselor. Businesses open before December 31, 2021, that have received an EMBRACE grant before may apply beginning on March 1, 2022. For full rules, eligibility criteria, and to apply visit mbdp.org. Contact Glen Ohlund, economic development director at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or for assistance applying.