The Salina Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation, in partnership with Saline County, Kansas, is assisting small businesses seeking capital in response to the negative economic impacts of COVID-19 from the Strengthening People and Revitalizing Kansas (SPARK) Small Business Grant Fund.
The Salina Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation program offers grants of up to $25,000 to eligible small for-profit businesses located in Saline County, Kansas. These grant funds are designed to assist with loss of income due to the business interruption impacts of COVID-19 and the Stay at Home Order. The grant amount is calculated based on $2,500 per eligible employee.
Eric Brown President/CEO Salina Area Chamber of Commerce joined in on the KSAL Morning News Extra on Thursday to encourage area businesses of all sizes to apply for the federal funds available beginning October 1st.
The total funds available under this grant program are $2,693,313.71; full eligibility criteria, details and a preview of the application are available by visiting www.salinakansas.org/grants.html
The application can be previewed beginning Wednesday, September 23, 2020, the application portal will open on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. For all questions, please email [email protected]