Bladen County business owners may qualify for COVID-19 related expense grants. Maria C. Edwards, NCCCC, Clerk to the Board/Assistant to the County Manager with the County of Bladen, released an application for Bladen County Small Business Grants. The grants are available for businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19 related expenses.
The purpose of the County of Bladen Economic Development Emergency Local Small Business Funding Program is to assist Bladen County-based small businesses that are experiencing financial difficulties such as mandated shutdowns, employee layoffs, and operating losses as a result of ongoing efforts nationwide to contain and minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus pandemic.
Bladen County-based businesses that are interested in the Emergency Local Small Business Funding Program should complete this application and begin to collect the required documents as outlined below.
The deadline for submitting the application is September 1, 2020. However, applications will be accepted for approval on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are depleted. Submission of application and adherence to stated guidelines does not guarantee funding.
There is a $2,500 maximum limit for the grants. Applications will be accepted for approval on a first-come, first-served basis.
Applications may be faxed to 910-645-2293, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mailed to:
Bladen County EDC
Attn: COVID Funding
218-A Aviation Parkway
Elizabethtown, NC 28337