Retail business owners in Montgomery County who were negatively impacted by COVID-19 and did not receive business rental assistance from Montgomery County in 2021 may be eligible for a grant program that will launch this fall.
Montgomery County will launch a second phase of the rental assistance program from its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) fund. Qualifying businesses will receive a one-time grant covering three months’ rent up to a maximum of $10,000.
The program will be administered by the Latino Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) on behalf of Montgomery County with funds available to any minority-owned small businesses. Please note that the following categories are NOT eligible for the grant:
- Restaurants/Food Service
- Medical Practices
- Professional Services
- Religious Organizations
- Daycare Facilities
The application portal for this grant program will open on September 1 and close on September 30, 2022.
For more information about the grant program, please contact:
Laura Bentley – Latino Economic Development Corporation (LEDC)
Derese Bikila – Montgomery County Government