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City of Henderson announces grant to support restaurants affected by COVID-19

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Posted at 2:11 PM, Dec 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-01 17:18:29-05

The City of Henderson is now providing economic relief for Henderson restaurants and food service businesses impacted by the pandemic through Restaurant Response Grant: Directive 35.

The City will distribute $10,000 to 100 eligible restaurants for a total of $1 million. The process is first-come, first-served.

Applications became available today at 10 a.m. by clicking here. The application process closes at 5 p.m. Dec. 4 or once 200 applications are received.

This grant opportunity is made possible by federal CARES Act relief funds.

Eligible applicants:

- Restaurants in Henderson that must make modifications to continue operations as a result of Directive 35, Section 16.

- Restaurants must have a City of Henderson mailing address (no P.O. box) or provide proof of Henderson operation.

- Restaurants that have received City of Henderson Small Business grants from rounds 1-3 are eligible for this grant, but not to exceed a cumulative $50,000 in funding.

Eligible purposes include expenses related to modifications for social distancing, disinfection, outdoor seating (heaters, tents, etc.), entrance monitoring stations, signage, and reservation systems.