Good News for Belton small businesses that have suffered from the effects of COVID-19. Starting Monday, September 14 you may begin to apply for Coronavirus relief grants.

Phase 1 starts with local businesses being able to apply for grants of up to $2,000 each.

The City of Belton announced that it has over $60,000 in funding available from an allocation of the 2020 CARES Act.

To apply you must provide the following information:

  • Number of employees
  • Proof of revenue decline
  • Proof of impact of COVID-19 on business
  • Proposed use of funding
  • If funds have been applied for and/or received from elsewhere
  • Proof of closure and/or operation on a limited capacity
  • Certification of accuracy of information provided

The Central Texas Council of Governments (CTCOG) is administering the grant program in behalf of the City. Applications are available at beltontexas.gov/covidgrant.

You still have time, but like anything else I would hurry and apply so your chances improve to obtain one of these grants.

The application deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 28.