Benton County Commissioners have designated $3.5 million for the CARES Act Community Support Grant Program, providing local businesses grant assistance, with no repayment requirements.
These local business grants will be administered by the Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC), and applications for grant funding will be open starting July 16, 2020 at 2:00 PM.
Benton County businesses and non-profits of all sizes are eligible to apply for funding to cover expenses incurred on or after March 27, 2020.
Available Grant Amounts:
Grant Application Periods:
The business must:
These funds are only to be used for the following business operation costs incurred on or after March 27, 2020. In addition, the expense must be necessary; connected to; and would not exist without; the COVID-19 pandemic.
If I have a question regarding the application, who should I contact?
TRIDEC is administering the grants. Please email your questions regarding applications to BCCares@tridec.org and they will respond.
How many awards will be available?
It is anticipated that 1,500 or more applications will be received for this grant program. There are enough funds for approximately 180 to 200 grant awards.
When does the application close?