COVID-19 Grant

Please read the full application and complete it in its entirety. Incomplete applications will not be considered.   

Grant Overview

 

Belair- Edison Neighborhoods Inc, Covid-19 Small Business Relief Grants (BENI-SBRG) opens on April 26, 2021. The deadline to apply is May 10, 2021, at 11:59 pm. Grants amounts are up to $7500. The maximum grant award is $7500.

The SBRG funds are available to all small business owners located in Belair-Edison’s local Main Street, which was opened and operating prior to January 1, 2020. These businesses Must be in Good Standing. They must prove they have been negatively impacted by Covid-19 through their financial statements. The grant award will support small business operating costs. This includes but is not limited to payroll, equipment, rent, mortgage, and day-to-day operating needs that have been affected by Covid-19. For a more comprehensive list of terms and conditions please click the link below.

These grants will not be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, but grants are limited, so we will give first consideration to business owners that have not received any prior relief funds. However, if you have received other grants or relief funds this will not disqualify you from consideration. 

Your Application will be graded in 3 major areas. Completeness, accuracy (terms and conditions met), and need assessment. 

You will receive an email that your application was received, however, if your application is incomplete it will not be considered. Once your application has been received, it will be reviewed by Beni’s Financial committee and you will be notified within 14 business days of our decision.  If your grant is awarded you will receive an award letter via email and postal mail to the business address you provided. It is imperative that we have the correct information. We will deliver the Check to you personally at your MainStreet Business location once your award is finalized. 

Belair-Edison’s Main Street location- * 3500 block of Belair Road to the 3200 Block of Belair Road & 3100 and 3200 block of Erdman Ave. 

 

 

Required Documentation

 

Please submit the following documents to submit with your application. 

 

  • 2019/2020 Tax Return
  • Certificate of Good Standing (no more than 30 days old at the time of submission)
  • 3 months current business bank statements
  • 2019 and 2020 Profit and Loss statement
  • IRS 941 quarterly employers tax return
  • Quarterly payroll summary
  • IRS W-9  

*If possible please save all documents as one pdf. If unable to do so we have provided multiple upload links below.  Please ensure that your file(s) include your business name in the file name.

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COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant ApplicationClick Here