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Posted on: June 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] First Business Grants Awarded

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Orange presented the first two Business Relief Grant recipients individual checks for $25,000 each as part of the Small Businesses Assistance Program.  Long-time Orange businesses Greenberg Teleprompting and Bird Stuff were the first grant awardees, with 25 additional businesses pending for award in the near future.The Orange City Council recently approved the Small Business Assistance Program to provide short-term relief for the small businesses in our community struggling during this unprecedented pandemic. The Program has two grants available for qualified businesses. The Business Relief Grant is funded by the Federal CARES Act, and provided to the City by Orange County Third District Supervisor Don Wagner. The Employee Retention Grant is funded by a Community Development Block Grant.

The Business Relief Grant is available to eligible businesses that have been located in Orange for at least one year, and have between 1 and 50 employees. The Grant, up to $25,000, can be used for payroll, capital, equipment, and operating expenses. The Business Relief Grant information page at www.cityoforange.org/2032/Business-Relief-Grant provides complete information on eligibility requirements.

The Employee Retention Grant allows qualified businesses to receive up-to $10,000 in grant funds in order to retain their low and moderate-income level employees for at least 90 days. Businesses must be physically located in Orange, not be part of a chain or franchise, and currently be employing at least 5, but not more than 50, people. Please visit the Employee Retention Grant page at  www.cityoforange.org/2033/Employee-Retention-Grant for specifics on the program.

For more information on the Small Business Assistance Program, go to 

www.cityoforange.org/2019/Small-Business-Assistance-Program.



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