Gap Grant and La Plata Cares Fund Applications Open October 5, 2020
LA PLATA CARES FUND APPLICATION OPEN NOW
VISIT www.localfirst.aidtoall.org FOR INFO AND TO APPLY
La Plata Cares is providing grants of up to $10,000 to reimburse non-profit and for-profit businesses for necessary expenditures incurred between March 1, 2020 and December 30, 2020 due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. La Plata County engaged Local First to administer these funds, in partnership with Aid to All. A total of $810,000 is available with the potential of up to $1 million depending on how funds are distributed.
Eligibility-Funds must be used for out of pocket expenses such as PPE, building safety and technology safety upgrades, response measures such as temperature screening and testing, advertising/marketing due to COVID, and legal or consulting support directly related to COVID. The goal of La Plata Cares is to maximize impact of these funds to assist the small business community in the most equitable and impactful way possible.
Applications are now open until Friday, October 23rd, with awards announced in early November. More information can be found online at the link below. If additional funding exists, another application round will be opened in order to disburse funds by December 30, 2020