COVID-19

PPE Grant Program - FUNDS EXHAUSTED

 

AS OF 3:45 PM ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2020, GRANT FUNDS FOR THE PPE GRANT HAVE BEEN EXHAUSTED.  NO FURTHER APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.  

 

Grant funds must be counted as income for calendar year 2020. Approved applicants will receive an IRS Form 1099 detailing the grant award.

 
Garrett County is providing grant funds to Garrett County businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic for the reimbursement or expected costs of purchasing plexiglass, signage, floor stickers, gloves, masks, sanitizer, and other items to keep staff and customers safe.
 
Home-based businesses, churches or religious institutions, banks and financial institutions, investment/real-estate entities, government agencies, and independent contractors ARE NOT eligible to apply.

Businesses that have been awarded the Garrett County COVID-19 Business Assistance Grant, formerly known as the Garrett County Kick-Start Grant, ARE NOT eligible to apply.

Grants will be disbursed on a first-come, first-serve basis until the pool of funds has been depleted.

Grant Terms, Conditions & Eligibility:
 
  • Maximum of $1,000
  • Business must be native to, and physically located within, Garrett County;
  • Business must be in good standing with the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation;
  • Business must be a “for profit” small business of any size OR a self-employed individual, provided the "for profit" business or self-employed individual does not fall into one of the excluded categories listed above; AND
  • Business must have no pre-existing tax liens or legal judgments.

For additional information, please contact Kim Durst at (301) 334-1992 or kdurst@garrettcounty.org
 
 
ACCESS THE APPLICATION HERE.                      ACCESS THE W-9 FORM HERE.