Apr 16, 2020

Dane County Increases Small Business Grant Funding

Dane County will be increasing funding for its Small Business Pandemic Support Grant Program to $800,000 after “overwhelming” community interest, the county announced recently.

“I’m pleased to be able to increase funding for the Dane County Small Business Pandemic Support Grant Program to help more small businesses stay afloat during this challenging time,” Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said in a statement. “We encourage small business owners throughout Dane County to apply for this funding to help retain employees and cover expenses.”

The grants, which will range from $1,000-$50,000, are administered by Dane Buy Local. The Small Business Pandemic Support Grant Program initially started with $250,000.

According to a release, Dane Buy Local received 800 grant applications from April 1-2.

Business owners can fill out a Google form to learn more information and apply. Applications will be taken through June 15. Click here to apply.

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