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Small Street - Main Street Grant Assistance Program

Grants to Texas Small Businesses in Eligible
Areas for Support During the Coronavirus Crisis

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Deadline Date:

11/20/20 Receipt

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to Texas small businesses in eligible locations for support during and after the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Applicants must fill out a questionnaire prior to submitting an application. Grants are intended to help local small, minority- and women-owned businesses sustain operations and improve safety measures. Eligible applicants are located in El Paso. Grants will be awarded on the basis of need and benefit to the community.

The funds should only be used to 1) ensure the sustainable operation of the business, and/or to 2) purchase materials for pandemic-related modifications to the business, materials to improve the safety measures at the place of business, so that customers feel safe supporting local businesses and employees feel safe going to work. This includes past due and unpaid business rent or business utilities.

For additional information related to the eligible use of funds, see: https://ephcc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Grant-Fund-Application-Package-final.pdf#page=3

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 193259

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$170,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Eligible businesses can receive grants from $1,500 up to $5,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Small, minority, women, and Veteran-owned businesses within the City of El Paso may apply.

To be considered eligible to apply for a Small Street-Main Street Grant Assistance Program, businesses must meet the following requirements:
- The business must be registered and operating as a small, minority, woman or Veteran-owned business in the City of El Paso.
- The business must have been in operations since at least January 1, 2019 (in order to compare the economic impact of the Covid 19 pandemic).
- The business must be considered small, and employ under 20 employees.
- Annual gross revenues for FY 2019 cannot reflect more than $1,000,000.
- The business will need to provide documented proof of being adversely affected by the Covid 19 Pandemic.

Non-Eligible Businesses:
- Sexually Oriented Business as defined by El Paso City code.
- Any business that derives more than one-third of its annual income from gambling activities.
- Any business that engages in illegal activities.
- Any business that sells cannabis or cannabis-related products.
- Any business currently in active bankruptcy.
- Church, religious institution, or other non-profit organization.
- Any government entity.
- Finance companies.

For information related to the non-eligible use of funds, see: https://ephcc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Grant-Fund-Application-Package-final.pdf#page=3

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be received by Friday, November 20, 2020.

Please complete this Survey questionnaire for the City of El Paso, prior to submitting an application for a grant. If you need assistance, please contact the Hispanic Chamber at 915-566-4066.

All awarded grants will be issued by December 4, 2020.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Survey questionnaire: https://app.surveymethods.com/EndUser.aspx?F9DDB1AEF9BBA5AEFE

Completed Applications can be emailed to Treed@ephcc.org or clopez@ephcc.org.

Or hand-deliver applications to
Ms. Elvira Soto, Project Coordinator
Small Street-Main Street Grant Assistance Program
c/o the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Grant Selection Committee
2401 E. Missouri
El Paso, TX 79903

For more information, please contact Elvira Soto, Abigail Tarango or Alison Rodriguez at 915-566-4066.

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