ENFIELD — The city is finalizing details for a grant program that will use $250,000 of American Rescue Plan Act funds to help eligible small businesses recover from the pandemic with limited, one-time financial assistance.
Members of the economic development commission met with city council last week to explain the program and seek final advice before opening the application process on October 1.
President Mary Ann Turner said the grants will provide up to $50,000 to help businesses with a project, upgrade or improvement. The commission initially said the grants ranged from $10,000 to $50,000, but it doesn’t want to rule out applicants who only need a small amount of money for a project such as a facade renovation, she said.
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