Chương trình tài trợ ‘Reopen Montgomery’ của quận Montgomery ra mắt vào Thứ Tư ngày 29 tháng 7 năm 2020 cho phép các doanh nghiệp nộp đơn ghi danh trực tuyến xin khoản tài trợ có thể lên tới 5.000 đô la để hỗ trợ chi phí khi mở lại


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Chương trình tài trợ ‘Reopen Montgomery’ của quận Montgomery ra mắt vào Thứ Tư ngày 29 tháng 7 năm 2020 cho phép các doanh nghiệp nộp đơn ghi danh trực tuyến xin khoản tài trợ có thể lên tới 5.000 đô la để hỗ trợ chi phí khi mở lại


Chương trình tài trợ ‘Reopen Montgomery’ cho doanh nghiệp nhỏ của quận Montgomery ra mắt HÔM NAY, Thứ Tư, ngày 29 tháng 7 năm 2020 cho phép các doanh nghiệp gửi đơn ghi danh trực tuyến để mở lại khoản tài trợ hỗ trợ lên tới $ 5.000

Để phát hành ngay lập tức: Thứ Tư, ngày 29 tháng 7 năm 2020

Chương trình tài trợ cho doanh nghiệp nhỏ của Montgomery Reopen Montgomery do Hội đồng quận Montgomery tạo ra với sự hỗ trợ của quận trưởng Marc Elrich, chính thức ra mắt HÔM NAY, Thứ Tư, ngày 29 tháng 7. Chương trình trị giá 14 triệu đô la này sẽ giúp các doanh nghiệp có được các khoản tài trợ có thể nhiều như vậy 5.000 đô la.

Các doanh nghiệp và tổ chức phi lợi nhuận có thể đủ điều kiện nhận trợ cấp để mở lại các khoản chi tiêu mà họ đã phải gánh chịu liên quan đến các yêu cầu về sức khỏe và an toàn của tiểu bang và Quận để mở lại hoạt động kinh doanh từ ngày 16 tháng 3 năm 2020 và 30 ngày sau khi Quận bắt đầu mở lại Giai đoạn 3. Quận vẫn đang hoạt động theo hướng dẫn mở lại Giai đoạn 2.

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‘Reopen Montgomery Small Business Grant Program’ Launched TODAY, Wednesday, July 29, Enabling Businesses to Submit Online Applications for Reopening Assistance Grants of Up to $5,000

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 29, 2020

The “Reopen Montgomery Small Business Grant Program,” which was created by the Montgomery County Council with the support of County Executive Marc Elrich, formally launched TODAY, Wednesday, July 29. The $14 million program will help businesses with grants that could be as much as $5,000.

Businesses and nonprofit organizations may be eligible for grants for reopening expenditures they have incurred related to health and safety requirements from the State and County for reopening their business between March 16, 2020, and 30 days following the date when the County starts Phase 3 reopening. The County is still operating under Phase 2 reopening guidelines.

Details on the program and application information—in English and Spanish—can be found at https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/biz-resources/reopen/ . Questions about the Reopen Montgomery program can be emailed to Reopen@montgomerycountymd.gov.
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For the latest Reopening Montgomery updates, visit the County’s website and follow Montgomery County on Facebook @MontgomeryCountyInfo and Twitter @MontgomeryCountyMD.

Release ID: 20-411
Media Contact: Barry Hudson 240-300-7348


https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/biz-resources/reopen/

Reopen Montgomery Grant Program

Reopen Montgomery Program grants will reimburse Montgomery County businesses and nonprofits for expenses incurred to comply with State and County reopening requirements. Reopening requirements are established to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and maintain public health.

The County Council passed a special appropriation under Resolution 19-523 creating the Reopen Montgomery Program to provide grants of up to $5,000 per applicant. A total of $14M has been appropriated for this program to help County businesses reopen.

Apply
If you have questions about the Reopen Montgomery program, email Reopen@montgomerycountymd.gov.

Because of limited County funds and overwhelming demand, Montgomery County is encouraging businesses throughout the County to explore other forms of Federal and State assistance that may be available. Resources to assist in this search include:

Maryland Relief Wizard
Montgomery County Covid-19 Resources for Businesses
Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation
Please review the eligibility criteria and required documentation below before starting the application.

Prepare to apply

Review the Eligibility Requirements for the program.
If you have locations outside of Montgomery County, you will need to provide the following:
Proof that more than 50% of the business’ employees are located within Montgomery County — proof would consist of a “Certified Payroll Report”, signed and dated by an authorized officer of the company, meaning a list that includes for each employee on its payroll, a unique employee/position identifier number, the employee’s initials, and zip code of business location at which they work,
OR
Proof that more than 50% of the business’ gross sales come from the Montgomery County location(s) – proof would consist of profit and loss statements broken down by location, sales tax reports by location, etc.
Gather receipts for Allowable Expenses that have not been covered by other grants received from Montgomery County.
Be sure to use the legal business name on your application.
Check your taxpayer identification number and be sure it matches the legal business name.
Locate a copy of your Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization to upload with your application (not required for Sole Proprietors).
Be sure you are in “Good Standing” with the State of Maryland.
Follow these steps to determine whether your business is in “Good Standing”:

Go to Maryland Business Express
In the “Business Quick Links” section, select “Business Entity Search”.
Enter your business name and select “Search”.
Your business will be listed if you are registered.
Select your business and check under the General Information tab to verify that your business is in Good Standing. It is not necessary to order a copy of your certificate of good standing.
Eligibility Requirements

A business or non-profit organization (to include sole proprietors and independent contractors) is eligible to receive assistance from the Reopen Montgomery Program if it:

has its physical location(s) only in the County; or its County-based locations account for more than 50% of the business’s total number of employees or 50% of the business’s gross sales;
employs 100 or less full-time-equivalent employees ( how to calculate the number of full-time equivalent employees);
has not received financial assistance from the County (including from the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation) for reopening expenses related to the COVID-19 health crisis; and
has incurred “Reopening Reimbursable Expenditures,” as defined in Paragraph 9, between March 16, 2020, and 30 days following the date when the County starts Phase 3 reopening.
Allowable Expenses

Businesses may request a Reopen Montgomery grant to reimburse the following types of expenses:

Personal Protective Equipment
Materials to create barriers, dividers, protected areas
Contactless payment systems
Cleaning supplies
Signage
Outdoor furniture
Disposable food containers and utensils
Upgrades to HVAC systems needed to protect the the health of customers and employees.
Required Documentation

Receipts will be required with application submission (credit card statements may be provided as proof of payment). Grant amounts will be based on actual, verified expenditures for each business and non-profit organization.

Applicants will be required to provide a copy of their Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization (not applicable for sole proprietors).

Application Review Process

Executive staff will review applications based on a rolling random lottery system.

If an application is selected for review, the applicant will receive an email notification to upload required documentation to a secure server. If uploading is not possible, documentation will be requested by encrypted email.

Applications that are not selected for review in a lottery will be added to the next lottery. This process will continue until funding is exhausted.