Jewell County Business Applications Sought
June 18, 2020
Jewell County business applications are now being sought for a competitive process to award $132,000 that the county applied for to support business grants for entities hurt by COVID-19.
To be eligible to receive a CDBG-CV Economic Development grant, the recipient business must be a for-profit business in existence as of March 1, and retaining jobs for low to moderate-income people. Fifty-one percent or more of the full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs retained must be for persons from low to moderate-income households as defined by United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Businesses with five or fewer employees (including the owner) are eligible to receive up to $25,000 per FTE job in CDBG-CV Economic Development grant funding (with a maximum of $30,000 per company).
Businesses with between six and 50 employees are eligible to receive up to $35,000 for each FTE job in CDBG-CV Economic Development grant funding (with a maximum of $50,000 per company).
Funds will be awarded through an application process. Businesses can download the application on the jewellcountykansas.com website or by calling JCCDA at 785-378-7036 or [email protected] Application deadline is July 1, 2020 by sending the application via email to [email protected] or by mail to P.O. Box 154, Mankato, KS 66956.