Village of Minster

Village of Minster COVID-19 Small Business Relief Program

Date: 
08/19/20

The Village of Minster today announced that it will use monies received from the federal CARES Act to launch a small business relief grant program for Minster's small business community.  This grant will provide financial aid to small businesses that have sustained economic hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Depending on the number of applicants, eligible entities could receive up to $4,000.00 or more in assistance as part of the grant program.

To qualify for assistance, small businesses must meet the following criteria (a full list is in the attached COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant Program):

  • Business must have been impacted by the state-mandated closures that began March 15, 2020 due to COVID-19. The impacts may include loss of employees or revenue. Revenue must have declined by 10% or more as a result of COVID-19 since March 15, 2020.
  • Business must be located in the village of Minster and had to be in operation prior to March 1, 2020.
  • Business must have less than fifty (50) full-time equivalent employees as of March 15, 2020.
  • Annual gross receipts of the business must be less than $2,000,000.00.
  • Up-to-date on property tax payments, not delinquent on income taxes and utilities, and in good standing with the Village of Minster. 

COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant Program

COVID-19 Small Business Relief Program Application

The program guidelines and application are also available at the Village of Minster Administrative Office at 5 W. Fourth Street.