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Business owners impacted by COVID-19 can receive up to $15,000 in grant funds 

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Sept. 5, 2023) – Gwinnett County is now accepting applications for the Gwinnett Small Business Grant, a program that provides financial assistance to small businesses that were negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gwinnett received $181 million in federal funding as part of the American Rescue Plan Act, and the Board of Commissioners allocated $6 million to help small business owners who experienced income loss or increased costs while continuing business during the pandemic.

Estimated funds ranging from $3,000 to $15,000 will be awarded based on factors such as the number of employees, gross revenue, total COVID-19 impact on the applicant, available funds and the number of applications received.

Applicants must present verification of their business license and payroll records, as well as documentation of COVID-19’s impact on their business. Assistance for the application process is available through phone and email and offered in multiple languages.

For those interested, eligibility pre-screening is available to verify qualification before applying.

To apply, visit

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