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Beltrami County seeks COVID Relief Grant applications

 

January 8, 2021



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Beltrami County seeks COVID Relief Grant applications

Beltrami County is being awarded $908,000 to provide grants to local businesses and nonprofits impacted by the current pandemic. Greater Bemidji, Inc. is administering the grants on behalf of the county. All applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Jan. 22.

Written By: Pioneer Staff Report | Jan 7th 2021 - 10am.

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BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County is being awarded $908,000 to provide grants to local businesses and nonprofits impacted by the current pandemic per the COVID Relief Bill signed by Gov. Tim Walz on Dec. 16, 2020. Greater Bemidji, Inc. is administering the grants on behalf of the county.

Anyone interested in applying for a grant must meet the following criteria:

Businesses and non-profits must be located in Beltrami County.

Businesses must have no tax liens as of date of application.

Businesses must be registered with the Minnesota Secretary of State, and be active and in good standing.

Business must demonstrate a decline in revenue from 2019 to 2020.

New businesses may apply and will be evaluated based on annualized income and demonstrated pandemic impact.

Businesses with physical storefronts and employees will be given priority over self-employed and home-based businesses.

Tribal-owned businesses are eligible given that the business has voluntarily compiled with the Executive Order 20-99 (Nov. 18, 2020).

Non-profit organizations that have business-like revenue sources are eligible, (i.e. product/service sales, ticket sales, membership fees). This income must make up at least 51% of their total revenue.

https://www.bemidjipioneer.com/business/6830793-Beltrami-County-seeks-COVID-Relief-Grant-applications

 

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