Belleville Businesses can apply for CDBG-CV3 funds

City of Belleville CDBG CV Grant
Business Criteria

The Kansas Department of Commerce CDBG Program has awarded CV business grant funds to support the working capital needs of businesses in Belleville.

Applications are available from the City office.

Terms: Businesses in Belleville who are facing financial difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic are eligible to receive assistance through the City of Belleville CDBG-CV Grant Funds. This is a grant for those facing impending income losses or other stresses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of the program is to help our businesses retain jobs for low-to-moderate income families.

Eligibility: Any for profit business in existence as of March 1, 2020 that is retaining jobs and benefiting 51% or more low to moderate income families and not owned by an elected official of this city/county.

Use of grant funds: Operational relief, including payroll, utilities (City or County billed/owned utilities are not eligible), rent, inventory (limited to 60 days), and other monthly expenditures. Cost cannot be incurred prior to 03/1/2020. Cannot be used to pay off loans.

Amount:
-1-5 Employees: Up to $25,000 per Full Time Equivalent (FTE) jobs retained based on need for businesses with a maximum funding of $30,000.00 per company.
-6-50 Employees: Up to $35,000 per FTE jobs retained based on the need of a business with a maximum funding of $50,000.00 per company.

Additional Information:
-If awarded, the business will be required to supply invoices, receipts and proof of payment for funds seeking to be reimbursed. Please note the invoices must be dated 3-1-2020 or later including check number and paid date written on each invoice.
-Businesses cannot have outstanding Kansas Department of Revenue or IRS tax obligations.

Note: Amount of request may decrease based on availability of funds.

Questions please contact:

Adam Anderson, City Administrator – aanderson@bellevillegov.com (785) 527-2288

Brianne Beck, NCRPC – communitydevelopmentrep@ncrpc.org (785) 738-2218