LevellandCARES Small Business Assistance Fund

This fund was created for small for-profit businesses in Levelland that have been impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic.

***FUNDS ARE LIMITED.

Each small business is eligible for up to $2,500

All applications must be submitted via email to levellandCARES@levellandtexas.org. Applications will be accepted beginning on Monday, September 14th, 2020 at 8:00 AM through Monday, September 21st at 5:00 PM. Any applications submitted before or after these dates and times will not be considered.

  1. Guidelines/FAQs
  2. Application
  3. Reimbursement Request
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Levelland CARES

Small Business Assistance Fund

Guidelines

Who is the program for?

• This fund was created for small for profit businesses in Levelland that have been impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic.

  • Small For Profit Business – At least 1 year in operation as of September 1, 2020
  • 25 or fewer employees company-wide including all locations.
  • Located in Levelland, TX City Limits
  • Impacted by COVID-19

What can the funds be used for?

•    Public Health COVID-19 Related Expenses

  • PPE, Hand Sanitizer, Modifications related to COVID-19.
  • Working Capital

• Overhead operations, payroll, rent, technology, short-term uses of cash for business operations, utilities, etc.

• Unemployment insurance costs related to the COVID-19 public health emergency if such costs will not be reimbursed by the federal government pursuant to the CARES ACT.

  • Inventory

•    Raw material, necessary for the continued operations, etc.

What are the terms and conditions?

•    Public Health COVID-19 Related Expenses

  • Expenses cannot occur prior to March 1, 2020 and must be submitted by December 1, 2020.
  • Funds are provided on a reimbursement basis with supporting documentation (ex: purchase order, invoice and front and back of canceled check).
  • Must display advertisement sign provided by the LEDC.

How much can I apply for?

•    Each small business is eligible for up to $2,500

•    Awarded on a first come first serve basis so long as the applicant is eligible and the submission is complete.  

***FUNDS ARE LIMITED

How does a small business apply?

•    Application Documents Available Starting on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 8:00 AM

  • www.levellandtexas.org/LevellandCARES
  • Application Form

• Applications Will Be Accepted Beginning on Monday, September 14th, 2020 at 8:00 AM through Monday, September 21st at 5:00 PM. Any applications submitted before or after these dates and times will not be considered.

•    Review/Approval

  • Processed by City of Levelland/LEDC
  • Submission of Additional Documentation
    • Financial Statements or Documentation for Prior 12 Months Showing Financial Impact on Business (Other Examples:  Profit and Loss Statement or Gross Receipts).
    • Most Recent Texas Workforce Commission Report Showing Number of Employees.
  • First Come, First Serve
  • Reviewed
  • Approved/Declined

•    Funding

  • Sign Grant Agreement
  • Eligible Expenses Submitted for Reimbursement
  • Funds Disbursed

•    Reporting

  • 6-Month Report will Include Update on Business and how Levelland CARES Funding Assisted in Recovery.

For Questions

•    Contact the Levelland Economic Development Corporation, Main Street Program, or the City of Levelland at (806) 894-0113.

For the full Resolution establishing the "Levelland Cares Small Business Assistance Fund" and a detailed list of qualifications, click HERE