Fund Supports Ecommerce, Mortgage/Rent Costs, Utility Costs
Marshfield (OnFocus) – Small businesses in Marshfield are going through an unprecedented situation right now due to COVID-19 pandemic. To provide some assistance in these difficult times, the City of Marshfield has proposed a grant program to help small businesses.
The City and Economic Development Board have agreed to provide up to $100,000 from the economic development fund to assist local small businesses during this crisis. The program, called “COVID-19 Small Business Emergency Grant Program” was rolled out today on the City website.
Small businesses may apply for a grant of up to $2,000 to help cover the following eligible business expenses (expenses must occur from March 17, 2020 through June 1, 2020):
- Commercial Building Mortgage/Lease/Rent
- Utilities (gas, electric, water, sewer)
- E-Commerce expenses related to creating, updating, or improving business website
If requests exceed available funding, grants will be awarded based on a random selection of eligible applications that meet the criteria in the program description. The program description, including eligibility requirements, and application will be made available by 11:00 am on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at this website. The deadline to submit applications, including required supporting documentation, is 4:30 pm on Friday, May 1, 2020.
If you have questions regarding the program please contact Josh Miller at 715-486-2075.
The TriMedia Group is providing Community Match Marketing Funds for small businesses and non-profit organizations for the purpose of promoting their business online across the agency’s digital assets. Businesses and non-profit organizations that are interested should fill out the following form now. (More information will be available starting May 1, with the form input being used to hone the marketing programs.) Read more here.