Sep 23, 2020 12:05 PM

Chamber foundation launches small business grant program

Posted Sep 23, 2020 12:05 PM

The Salina Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation, in partnership with Saline County, Kansas, is assisting small businesses seeking capital in response to the negative economic impacts of COVID-19 from the Strengthening People and Revitalizing Kansas (SPARK) Small Business Grant Fund.

The Salina Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation program offers grants of up to $25,000 to eligible small for-profit businesses located in Saline County, Kansas. These grant funds are designed to assist with loss of income due to the business interruption impacts of COVID-19 and the Stay at Home Order. The grant amount is calculated based on $2,500 per eligible employee.

The total funds available under this grant program are $2,693,313.71; full eligibility criteria, details and a preview of the application are available by visiting www.salinakansas.org/grants.html.

The application can be previewed beginning Wednesday. The application portal will open on Oct. 1, 2020 at 12:30 p.m.

For all questions, please email [email protected]