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Program Description USA Washington D.C. District of Columbia The National Endowment for the Arts received $75 million through the CARES Act to re-grant to state and regional arts agencies and to nonprofit arts agencies to help them and their employees weather the economic hardships caused by forced closure due to COVID-19. Applicants must be previous recipients of a National Endowment for the Arts grant within the last four years. Direct fund grants will be awarded in a fixed amount of $50,000; subgranting grants are available in fixed amounts of $100,000 or $250,000, of which up to $50,000 can be used for the subgranting entity’s own operations. Applications were due April 22. USA Washington D.C. District of Columbia Employee Retention Credit: The CARES Act created a refundable tax credit for employers whose businesses were suspended due to a shutdown order or whose gross receipts dropped by more than 50 percent over the same time period last year. The credit is worth 50 percent of payrolls paid between March 13-December 31, 2020, up to a maximum of $10,000. USA Washington D.C. District of Columbia The CARES Act also includes $150 billion for the Coronavirus Relief Fund, which is being distributed to state, territorial, local, and tribal governments. States and cities may use their allocations from the Coronavirus Relief Fund for, among other things, “expenditures related to the provision of grants to small businesses to reimburse the costs of business interruption caused by required closures.” NaN NaN Washington Washington state is offering tax relief by temporarily suspending penalties for late payments, pausing audits and other measures. NaN McKinney, TX Texas The City of McKinney is offering up to $1,500 grants to eligible McKinney-based small businesses and nonprofits enduring economic hardships due to COVID-19. The grant is funded by up to $1 million dollars. Applications open May 1. NaN NaN North Dakota The North Dakota Development Fund has suspended all payments for its loan programs for 30 days. This applies to interest and principal. NaN NaN North Carolina North Carolina is offering up to $50,000 in bridge loans for business impacted by COVID-19 intending to secure loans from the SBA. Loan come with six months of no interest and no payments, followed by 48 months of principal and interest payments at 5.5% interest. NaN New York, NY New York New York City has established a program for businesses with fewer than 100 employees who have seen sales decreases of 25% or more will be eligible for zero interest loans of up to $75,000 to help retain employees and ensure business continuity. NaN NaN New Jersey The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is offering up to $5,000 in grants to impacted businesses in specific industries with 1-10 full-time employees. The application window is from April 3-10, 2020. NaN NaN New Jersey New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is offering up to $250,000 in grants and taking a first loss position on up to $10 million in loans granted to small businesses through NJ-based Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs). NaN NaN New Jersey New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has made available $150,000 for payments to four local organizations that help small businesses impacted by COVID-19 apply for assistance programs from the SBA. This includes, but is not limited to, preparing financial information, packaging application documentation, and completing and submitting the on-line or paper-based application. NaN NaN Michigan Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation is providing grants of $5,000 to $15,000 to nonprofits in the region. Funding will generally be available to be disbursed mid-month or at month-end. NaN NaN Massachusetts The state is providing emergency capital of up to $75,000 for businesses with fewer than 50 full-time and part-time employees. It's also available to nonprofits. Payments are deferred for the first six months. NaN NaN Maryland The state of Maryland has dedicated a $7 million fund to help prevent layoffs among businesses in the state. Businesses can get up to $50,000 to help fund initiatives to prevent layoffs, such purchasing equipment to enable remote work, funding liability insurance for restaurants converting to delivery, and more. NaN NaN Louisiana Louisiana Economic Development will offer loans up to $100,000, with interest rates of no more than 3.5%, and no payments for at least 180 days. The loan term can be up to five years for and is for businesses with fewer than 100 employees that have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. NaN NaN Kansas The state of Kansas will up to $20,000 in short-term zero-interest loans to impacted hospitality businesses with fewer than 100 employees. Loan desicions will be made in 72 hours after an application is received and approved loans will be paid out within 48 hours. NaN NaN Illinois The Illinois Illinois Department of Commerce and Department of Financial and Professional Regulation will offer small businesses low interest loans of up to $50,000 outside the City of Chicago. To apply businesses must have fewer than 50 workers and less than $3 million in revenue in 2019. Successful applicants will owe nothing for six months and will then begin making fixed payments at a below market interest rate for the remainder of a five-year loan term. NaN Denver, CO Colorado The city of Denver plans to issue grants to at least some businesses impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. There are not many details but the website for the program provides a form for small businesses to submit to get connected to resources. NaN Burlington California The Stanislaus County Department of Workforce Development will issue $1 million in micro-grants to local businesses with up to 50 employees that have experienced financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. NaN Scottsdale California This grassroots fund has raised $1 million for grants to small businesses with 10 or fewer employees up to $10,000 per grant. NOTE: The portal is currently closed due to overwhelming demand. NaN NaN California The California IBank is offer 95% gaurantees on loans worth up to $1 million to small businesses in declared disaster areas. NaN Scottsdale Arizona Regional bank is offering a 5-year credit line with the first 90 days interest free to businesses who have experiened a 10% drop in revenue. Credit lines can be up to $200,000. NaN NaN Arizona Arizona Community Foundation is providing immediate and long-term relief grants to nonprofits. Funds will be released on a rolling basis. NaN NaN NaN The Foundation is providing financial assistance to small, independent restaurants at risk of going out of business due to the pandemic. While the Fund is currently closed to applications, the Foundation is actively raising additional dollars so that it can continue supporting small businesses in the industry. NaN NaN NaN Growth Grants of up to $4,000 are available to NASE members to address specific business needs, including those that have emerged as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. NaN Menlo Park NaN Facebook's FJP COVID-19 Local News Relief Fund Grant Program is awarding grants to both non- and for-profit media outlets covering the coronavirus outbreak. Awards total between $25,000 and $50,000. Applications are due April 24, 2020.