Thursday, November 19, 2020

Governor announces more financial help for small businesses affected by pandemic

Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday, Nov. 18, that her administration has created a $200 million grant program intended to help small businesses that have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The new program, called Revive Plus Initiative, will offer cash grants in an amount of up to $20,000 for small businesses, nonprofit and faith-based organizations with fewer than 50 employees to assist in covering qualifying expenses incurred for operational disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, and the application period will be open from noon on November 23, 2020, through noon on December 4, 2020. To access the application, as well as more information, click here.