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Programs, help available in the Las Vegas area for small businesses and residents

Posted at 2:44 PM, Aug 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-01 16:17:46-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Here's a roundup of grants and assistance programs available to those in need in the Las Vegas area. This list is updated regularly, please check back for updates as more programs and information become available.

Also, make sure to check our 13 Helps section for new stories about resources available to the community.


Henderson Restaurant Response Grant
The City of Henderson is providing economic relief for Henderson restaurants and foodservice 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. This grant opportunity is made possible by federal CARES Act relief funds.
Click here to apply through Dec. 4 or once 200 applications are received

Pandemic Emergency Technical Support Program (Nevada)
PETS provides $20 million in relief money for small businesses and nonprofits across the state who were impacted by the pandemic. To be eligible your business must: Be located in Nevada, have been operating since March 1, have under 50 employees, and have a gross annual revenue under $4 million.
Click here to apply

Small Business Stabilization Grant (Clark County)
Small business owners affected by the ongoing pandemic and accompanying restrictions may apply for up to $30,000 in grant funds from Clark County. The County’s Small Business Stabilization Grant Round 3 will provide money to businesses in unincorporated Clark County for working capital such as rent, utilities, inventory and payroll. Businesses that have received assistance from the County in the past may apply again but priority will be given to those businesses that have not yet received any funds from the County. Qualifying businesses must have a Clark County business license and be able to show financial hardship. Businesses with 25-50 employees may apply for up to $30,000; and businesses with 1-24 employees may apply for up to $15,000.
Click here to apply through Dec. 22

CNLV Small Business Stabilization Forgivable Loan
Program loans of up to $25,000 will be made at zero interest in an effort to mitigate losses experienced by the small business community in North Las Vegas. This amount may be adjusted to provide immediate assistance to as many small businesses as possible.
Click here to apply

Save Small Business grants (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)
"Save Small Business" grants of $5,000 for some small operations in economically vulnerable areas are now available through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The grant is available to 37 of the 60 ZIP codes in the Las Vegas valley.
Click here to apply


Clark County Neighborhood Justice Center
If you need help, free mediation is available through the Clark County Neighborhood Justice Center. Call 702-455-3898 or email mediation.works@clarkcountynv.gov. Visit lasvegasjusticecourt.us or civillawselfhelpcenter.org for more information.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
The Legal Aid Center is a nonprofit law firm that provides legal representation and advice to qualified individuals who cannot afford an attorney. To see if you qualify or to learn more visit lacsn.org.

State of Nevada CARES Housing Assistance Program (CHAP)
The State of Nevada is providing resources and programs offering potential assistance to help with rent, mortgage, or receipt of rental payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Programs are available for homeowners, renters, and landlords.
Click here to apply

CARES Housing Assistance Program (Clark County CHAP)
*Note: The state says new applications for the CARES Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) have been paused in Clark County. READ MORE
The County is partnering with 14 local nonprofits including Help Hope Home to help administer the program, which can pay rent, mortgage or utility bills in arrears back to March 1, 2020, as well as utility deposits, security deposits, and emergency lodging. Payments are made directly to a landlord, mortgage company, and/or utility company. Program eligibility and levels of assistance will be determined by an individualized assessment of each household.
Project ends Dec. 30
Click here to apply

Nevada Affordable Housing Assistance Corporation (NAHAC)
Provides assistance to those who qualify up to $3,000 per month to cover principal, interest, taxes, insurance, and as applicable, Homeowner’s Association dues, for three months, to maximum total assistance of $9,000.
Click here to apply

North Las Vegas Meal Delivery to Seniors
Some seniors in North Las Vegas may be eligible for a meal delivery service provided by the city.
Click here for more information
Phone: (702) 633-1600

North Las Vegas Temporary Rental and Utility Assistance Program (TRUA)
The City has partnered with local nonprofit agencies to offer assistance to North Las Vegas residents who are facing a housing crisis or hardship to help prevent eviction or displacement.
Click here for more information

Nevada Partners emergency services help
Mortgage, rental, utility, and/or food assistance.
Click here to apply