The Small Business Recovery Assistance Fund will help businesses in Halifax County, including the Towns of South Boston, Halifax, Virgilina, and Scottsburg meet their long-term business goals by adjusting to COVID-19 demands. Establishing safe and clean re-opening procedures, in accordance with the Governor’s guidance, is necessary for the safety of customers and employees. It will allow businesses to regain and sustain operations, ideally helping them retain existing staff, fill vacant positions, create new jobs, and become more efficient and resilient.

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  • In addition to the COVID-19 Small Business Recovery Assistance Application, the beneficiary will also be required to provide the following supporting documentation:
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  • Company Information

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  • You will receive a copy of your application.
    If Yes, you will need to complete supporting documentation. A Section 3 business is a business:
    • That is at least 51 percent or more owned by Section 3 residents.
    • Whose permanent, full-time employees include persons, at least 30 percent of whom are currently Section 3 residents, or within three years of the date of first employment with the business concern were Section 3 residents, or
    • That provides evidence of a commitment to subcontract in excess of 25 percent of the dollar award of all subcontracts to be awarded to a Section 3 business concern.
  • Retooling and technology activities (up to $5,000)

  • Including but not limited to furniture, barriers, signage for social distancing requirements, non-construction related modifications to enhance social distancing and limiting ingress/egress, and technology such as laptops, software, and touch-free credit card payment systems to accommodate social distancing.
  • Including but not limited to cleaning service and/or supplies – EPA-approved disinfectants, gloves, masks, and sneeze/cough guards.
  • Such as protecting the employees from COVID-19, protecting customers from COVID-19, pivoting or modifying the business model, and training for long-term sustainability planning.
  • Rent / Mortgage (up to $10,000) (The $10,000 maximum benefit amount is contingent on no assistance sought for retooling and technology activities)

    • All businesses will be eligible for rent/mortgage assistance from March 12, 2020 to the time of application, or up to 6 months in rent/mortgage relief.
    • Taxes and insurance must be removed from the escrowed mortgage relief.
    • Only commercial space can be reimbursed. Residential or non-business space must be subtracted from the payment amount.
  • Company Background / Covid-19 Impact

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