Tarrant County has $25 million in grants for small businesses. Here’s how to apply

Businesses are eligible to receive up to $27,500.

Small businesses in Tarrant County might be eligible for thousands of dollars in grants.

Tarrant County commissioners approved $25 million to help small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Small Business Workforce Recovery Grant Program aims to provide businesses with workforce recovery, retention, recruitment, training and development assistance. Funding comes from the federal government.


To qualify, businesses must have had 50 or fewer employees during the first quarter of 2020. Businesses are eligible to receive up to $27,500.

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“We know that small businesses continue to bear the brunt of the economic impacts of the pandemic,” Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley said in a prepared statement. “These funds will help more local businesses stay open, keep their employees, grow their success, and continue to be a strong force in our county.”

Applications will open at noon July 11 and be processed in the order they are received. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Aug. 31 or until funds are depleted.


More information and details on how to apply are available online.

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