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City of WPB Encourages Local Businesses to Apply for CARES Restart Business Grants Program

Post Date:05/21/2020 11:21 AM

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (May 21, 2020) – The City of West Palm Beach encourages local businesses to take advantage of the CARES Restart Business Grants Program, which is being administered locally by Palm Beach County. West Palm Beach businesses that were negatively impacted by COVID-19 and are planning to reopen may be eligible for grants in amounts up to $25,000. The county’s online application is expected to launch on Friday, May 22, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. and will be accessible through the Palm Beach County website.

 

Program guidelines and eligibility criteria are currently posted on the County’s website: http://pbcgov.com/hes. Required documents include:

  • A fully executed application from the County’s online portal,
  • Certifications, affirmations and acknowledgements,
  • Tax returns,
  • Payroll reports,
  • An active Palm Beach County Business Tax Receipt, and
  • An active registration on SunBiz.

Applications will be processed on a first come, first eligible basis.

For more information about the PBC CARES Restart Business Grans Program, please call (561) 233-3600.

For information about City of West Palm Beach programs in support of small businesses, including the City’s Small Business Recovery and Assistance Program, please call the City’s Department of Economic Development at (561) 822-1200 (TTY: 800-955-8771).

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