Hamilton County Governing administration: 3rd Round Of Little Small business Relief Grants


Small Organizations in Hamilton County have a 3rd possibility to utilize for funding via the Hamilton County Tiny Small business Aid Grant Application. Beginning up coming 7 days, compact companies can utilize for grants up to $10,000 to aid offset small business interruption charges caused by the pandemic. Apps will be accepted on Hamilton County’s COVID Relief website 513Aid.org starting Thursday, September 16th at 12 p.m. by means of the deadline of Monday, Oct 4th, at 5:00 p.m.


“Hamilton County tiny organizations have confronted numerous hurdles and hardships during this pandemic,” explained Commission President Stephanie Summerow Dumas. “We need to have these firms to endure so that they can proceed to offer critical work opportunities and companies so our area financial state can recuperate and prosper.”

“In some situations, we are throwing Hamilton County tiny companies a lifeline,” said Commission Vice President Alicia Reece. “COVID is not permitting up so neither are we. This 3rd spherical of business grants is to enable our little corporations know that they are important to the thriving restoration of our County.”

“We have listened to immediately from businesses house owners that the 1st two rounds came at the exact appropriate time,” explained Commissioner Denise Driehaus. “We are thrilled to be in a position to offer you another round to support in the recovery of small organizations all in excess of the County.”

The third round uses $4.1 million in CARES Act funding. The amount of grant funding that little enterprises can ask for is equal to the decline when comparing 2019 gross revenues with 2020 gross revenues capped at a utmost of $10,000 (as prolonged as the loss in revenue was at minimum 15 per cent). Eligibility standards contains:

  • Should be a for-gain entity with a organization site in Hamilton County.
  • Will have to have been in operation as of December 31, 2019, or previously.
  • Have much less than $2.5 million in gross profits/receipts on an once-a-year foundation.
  • Have to have seasoned a 15% profits reduction when evaluating 2019 gross earnings to 2020 gross income thanks to COVID-19 public health crisis.
  • Have 50 or much less W-2 staff members or 1099 workers as of December 31, 2019.
  • Have Eligible Charges immediately involved with a Hamilton County business place.
  • For a modest organization that obtained funding in Spherical 1 or Spherical 2 of the Hamilton County Little Organization Relief Application, it has well timed and effectively submitted all shut-out reviews and requested information and facts.

Spherical 3 is easier than at any time for businesses to utilize and calls for fewer paperwork. To utilize, the company proprietor will have to have three documents: 1) a authorities-issued ID, 2) a copy of submitted 2019 and 2020 federal business tax returns, and 3) evidence that your organization operates in Hamilton County. This round will be a reimbursement for qualified expenditures incurred from March 23, 2020 – August 31, 2021.

Hamilton County is contracting with HCDC Inc., the County’s Financial Growth Workplace, to appraise the purposes. If the require exceeds the obtainable funding, the County will conduct two lotteries based on organization dimension- Lottery A is for -10 workforce, Lottery B is for 11-50 employees. In the very first two rounds of compact organization grants, Hamilton County funded virtually 800 organizations with $6.7 M in federal CARES Act funding.

This push launch was manufactured by the Hamilton County Federal government. The sights expressed here are the author’s very own.