The New Kent County Board of Supervisors recently approved $100,000 of funding to the New Kent County Economic Development Authority to provide a grant program for businesses located in New Kent County that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses may use the grant funds for wages, utilities, operating costs, inventory, and business capital impacted by the COVID-19 closures.
There will be a maximum of 40 grants with a minimum amount of $2,500 per grant.
All applications must be delivered to the New Kent County Visitors and Commerce Center Attention: New Kent County Economic Development located at 7324 Vineyards Parkway, New Kent, Virginia 23124, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday.
Applications will be received beginning at 8:00am on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 through 4:30 pm on Wednesday, July 15, 2020.
The drawing for the grant awards will be held at 9:00 am on Friday, July 24, 2020.
To access the New Kent Economic Development Authority Financial Assistance COVID-19 Grant Program Application, visit the County’s Economic Development website at yesnewkent.com.
Hard copies of the grant application can also be picked up on the front porch of the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center located at 7324 Vineyards Parkway. If you have any questions, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.