Camden County CARES Small Business Grant

 

Overview:

The county has received federal funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist the community, includingstruggling businesses, during the COVID-19 pandemic. As we navigate through this public health crisis, we know that merchants on Main Street are hurting and it is imperative to make every effort to get them financial relief.

“We know the business community, especially the foundation of our economy, small businesses, have been hurting and are in need of dire relief,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “We need to ensure that every proprietor and principal of a small business has access to these grant funds in order to help maintain and stabilize their operations. Moving forward the grants have the potential to provide a business owner with up to $10,000 for COVID caused or related expenses.” 

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Click here to Apply. Online applications will be available starting July 23, 2020 at 8 AM

 

If you have issues with completing the application or general questions concerning the Camden County CARES Small Business Grant please contact 1-833-487-0462, Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm. 

 

Guidelines:

In order to qualify for a Camden County CARES Small Business Grant, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Business revenue has been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • The business has been located in Camden County since January 1, 2019 or earlier
  • The business employed 25 or fewer employees or full time equivalent as of March 1, 2020
  • The business earned $5 million or less in total revenue during 2019

The business must not operate in any of the following categories:     

  • Banks or other financial institutions
  • E-Commerce
  • Businesses where the primary products or services are oriented to specific ages (vaping, liquor stores, etc.)
  • Franchises, except for those franchises which are completely locally-owned and operated

 

How to Apply:

Click here to Apply. Online applications will be available starting July 23, 2020 at 8 AM.

If you have issues with completing the application or general questions concerning the Camden County CARES Small Business Grant please contact 1-833-487-0462, Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm. 

 

Materials Needed to Prepare for Grant Application:

When the online process opens on July 23, 2020 at 8 am , please be sure you have all of the below information in order to submit your application:

  • TIN/EIN – This is your Tax Identification or Employee Identification Number. If a Sole Proprietorship without employees, you will need your social security number
  • Legal Business Name
  • DBA – Doing Business As (if applicable)
  • Business Contact Information (contact name, organizational role, e-mail address, phone number, and business address)
  • NAIC S Code of the Business: North American Industry Classification System
  • Tax Returns: Fiscal years 2018 and 2019 (if filed)
  • Business Banking Information: routing and checking numbers

 

If you have issues with completing the application or general questions concerning the Camden County CARES Small Business Grant please contact 1-833-487-0462, Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm.