Blaine Announces COVID-19 Business Relief Grant Program
The Blaine City Council has approved an emergency small business grant program that utilizes CARES Act dollars that have been provided to the city by the federal government. The amount of $500,000 has been allocated to the grant program which will be distributed in two different rounds with $250,000 available in each round. The maximum grant amount is $10,000.
The first application window will be open August 24 – September 4. A link to the application portal will be available on BlaineMN.gov/COVID19BusinessGrants during the application window. Applications will be competitive and ranked based on criteria established by the city. A second application window will be made available sometime in late September.
Grant Program Details
The city has developed a webpage with details including eligible expenses, business eligibility criteria, and a frequently asked questions section. Review this information before submitting an application.
Attend a Virtual Informational Session
To learn more about this grant program please attend an informational session. There will be two different sessions offered.
- Tuesday, August 25, 12-1PM
- Monday, August 31, 4-5PM