The application period for the grant is May 18- May 27th. The online form will be available for submissions beginning Monday, May 18 at 8 a.m. The application link will close on Wednesday, May 27th at 5 p.m. or sooner if funds are exhausted.
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The City of Palm Beach Gardens is funding the Small Business Relief Fund using budgeted economic incentive dollars that are traditionally used to attract or retain companies to stay in or relocate to Palm Beach Gardens. As an economic stimulus for local businesses, the Small Business Relief Fund is in keeping with the philosophy of this funding.
If your grant application qualifies for fulfillment, you will receive confirmation via email. After that, there will be a few more steps involving paperwork before your grant dollars are made available to you.
The City’s objective with the Small Business Relief Fund is to assist small business that have NOT already received relief funds from other sources. Businesses who have received SBA Paycheck Protection Program or the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Emergency Bridge Loan are not eligible.
Once the processing committee completes the review, it is the intent that funds will be distributed by the end of the Month of May. Funds will be distributed as applications are approved.
Once you have been notified of that you are a grant recipient, the City will ask you to sign a contract before processing a check for your business.
Grant recipients will be required to supply receipts documented how grant funds were used by the business in accordance with program guidelines.
The SBRF Review Committee is made up of local business leaders and City Finance staff.
On May 18th, the City’s grant webpage will be updated with a link to an online form. This form will consist of a brief questionnaire and will require applicants to upload the required documentation as a single file. If you fail to submit a complete application, you will be contacted by a City representative and your resubmitted application will not retain its previous position in line.
For more information, contact the PGA Corridor Association by phone at 561-625-6109 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.