Applications are open for small business owners in Onondaga County to apply for $10,000 coronavirus relief grants.
The grants, established by the Onondaga County Industrial Development Agency, are first-come, first-served, and can be used to cover equipment or supplies purchased to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. The funds will be issued as reimbursements for eligible expenses business incurred beginning in March 2020.
Onondaga County set aside $500,000 for the grant program. Businesses with 50 or fewer employees can apply. There is no cost to apply, and applications will be accepted until the money runs out.
Click here for the eight-page application.
Business owners are encouraged to submit their applications with receipts and supporting documentation by emailing [email protected] Applications can also be mailed, but email is preferred. The mailing address is 333 W. Washington St., Suite 130, Syracuse, N.Y. 13202.
Click here for a FAQ with more information and instructions for applying.
Officials said anyone with additional questions about the program can contact the county by emailing [email protected] or calling 315-435-2210.
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