Town of Brookhaven Creates Emergency Micro-Enterprise Business Relief Grant Program

The Town of Brookhaven has received a Special Allocation of funds provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and has created an Emergency Microenterprise Business Relief Grant Program to help mitigate the economic hardships experienced by small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on to learn more about this program and to download an application.

Town of Brookhaven

Eligibility & Terms

Eligible businesses may be awarded up to $10,000 in grant funds through the Emergency Microenterprise Business Relief Program application process.

Eligibility

  • Businesses must be located in the Town of Brookhaven
  • Applicant is a majority (a minimum of 51%) owner of business
  • Applicant must qualify under Low/Mod Income guidelines, as defined by HUD (See Appendix A)
  • A microenterprise business means a business having 5 or fewer employees, one or more of whom owns the business
  • Applicant is 18 years or older
  • Applicant has or will have a valid Social Security Number (SS#), Employer Identification Number (EIN), Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS#) and Business Bank Account
  • Applicant is not currently in bankruptcy
  • Applicant must resolve any conflict of interest with the Town of Brookhaven

 Grant Amount

  • Maximum request: $10,000
  • Minimum request: $1,000
 
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