Grant Funds for Small Business Recovery Remain Available
Applications for Economic Recovery Grants for Vermont small businesses are still being accepted and funds remain available. If you are a business with at least one non-owner W-2 employee that suffered a 50% or greater loss in any one month period, and you meet other eligibility criteria, you should apply.
Application Deadlines Looming for Some Programs
Businesses that are Sole Proprietors had until Monday midnight tonight to file a Pre-Application to the Sole Proprietor Grant Program and if your pre-application has already been accepted, you have until July 30 to file a full application.
The deadline to file an application to the Payroll Protection Program is August 8, 2020.
Agricultural Programs Open Grant Application Portal
Several programs to assist agriculture, forestry, and other working lands entities have launched. Click here for more information.
Governor Announces Mandatory Facemask Requirements
On July 24, Governor Phil Scott announced mandatory masks in indoor and outdoor public settings where 6 feet of space between people is not possible, effective August 1, 2020 and with limited exceptions. This requirement will apply to everyone over the age of 2 years, except when eating, drinking, exercising or participating in strenuous activity. Additionally, those with medical reasons not to wear a mask will also be exempt; no written documentation will be required in order to preserve the medical privacy of individuals.
Source: ACEDC https://addisoncountyedc.org/