South St. Paul Small Business Relief Grant Program

The City of South St. Paul has received an allocation of CARES Act Funding. The CARES Act provides that Cities may allocate a portion of this funding toward Small Business Grants towards eligible expenditures.  These funds will be distributed through the South St. Paul Small Business Relief Grant Program.


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To qualify, an applicant must:

· Be a for-profit, non-franchise, independently-owned businesses.

· Have a business address in the South St. Paul (mobile and home-based businesses are eligible)

· Be in good standing with the State, County, and City. 


Other eligibility includes: 

· An applying business cannot have had more than 25 full-time employees as of March 1, 2020.

· An applying business must be operational as of August 1, 2019 and must be open at the time of application.

· Eligible expenses must have been incurred (or anticipated to be incurred) between March 1, 2020, and October 31, 2020.

 

 

Eligible Expenses:

· Salaries of employees or sole proprietors who were on the payroll on March 1, 2020 and will be on the payroll through October 31, 2020.  

· Business property rent, lease, or mortgage payments

· Utilities, including gas, electric, and water

· Equipment Lease/Finance Payments

· Business Loan payments


Applications accepted from September 8th to September 23rd, 2020 or until funds are depleted

 

Questions?

Contact Ryan Garcia

* rgarcia@southstpaul.org

' (651)554-3278


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