Village of Minster COVID-19 Small Business Relief Program-Round 2


The Village of Minster has announced that it will use additional monies received from the federal CARES Act to launch a second round of small business relief grants for Minster’s business community.  This grant will provide financial aid to small businesses that have sustained economic hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidelines for eligibility have been expanded to allow more businesses to apply for these funds. Depending on the number of applicants, eligible entities could receive up to $4,000.00 in assistance as part of the grant program.

To qualify for assistance small businesses must meet the following criteria:

  • Business must have been impacted by the State-mandated closures that began March 15, 2020 due to COVID-19. The impacts may include loss of employees or revenue. Revenue must have declined by 10% or more as a result of COVID-19 since March 15, 2020.
  • Business must be located in the village of Minster and had to be in operation prior to March 1, 2020.
  • Business must have less than one hundred (100) full-time equivalent employees as of March 15, 2020.
  • Annual gross receipts of the business must be less than $3,000,000.00.
  • Businesses must be up-to-date on property tax payments, not delinquent on income taxes and utilities, and in good standing with the Village of Minster

The program guidelines and application are also available at the Village of Minster Administrative Office at 5 W. Fourth Street.

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