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Posted on: June 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Small Business Emergency Relief Grant Program

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The City of Barberton has extended the Emergency Small Business Grant Program to support Barberton Businesses that have lost income due to the COVID-19 Pandemic!


The COVID-19 Small Business Emergency Relief Grant Program, Phase II is a grant fund in the amount of $200,000 that has been created by the City of Barberton utilizing CARES Act funding, in partnership with The Barberton Community Foundation and The Barberton Community Development Corporation (BCDC) to assist small businesses throughout the City with a financial hardship imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Small businesses with less than 2 employees may qualify up to $5,000 and businesses with 2 to 25 employees may qualify up to $10,000 in CARES Act funding.

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 Businesses may apply for grants to address working capital needs

 Must be located in the City of Barberton

 Must be financially harmed by COVID-19

 Must be current on all taxes

 Business must have been operational for 1 year prior to March 15, 2020

 Must be located in Low to Moderate Income Area or create or retain at least one Low to Moderate Income job

Per HUD guidelines, businesses that have received funds from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) or the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program for economic injury or other federal funds specifically related to the COVID-19 pandemic are not eligible for this program.

Additional eligibility requirements and conditions apply.

Questions? Please call BCDC at 330-745-3070

or email or for more information about this grant.

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