Bethlehem IDA accepting COVID-19 small business emergency grant applications

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BETHLEHEM, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Bethlehem’s Industrial Development Agency has allocated $25,000 for a COVID-19 small business emergency grant program. The grants will reimburse costs personal protective equipment and fixtures required to let a business reopen safely amid the pandemic.

They’re is currently accepting applications. Applicants will be subject to review by and approval from the Industrial Development Agency.

To qualify, a business or non-profit must be located in the town of Bethlehem, and must have had less than 51 full-timers as of March 7. Grants of up to $500 each will go toward eligible businesses either until December 31 or until the fund is depleted.

Program guidelines and application are available here.

The COVID-19 small business emergency grant program was approved and announced on Wednesday.

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