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Denton County OPEN Business Grant Phase 2

Due to an issue w/ the OPEN Grant application website, we are extending the window to apply to Tuesday, July 7th @ 12 PM NOON CST.

Denton County Commissioners Court is launching a small business grant program at noon on Monday, June 22, 2020, through noon on Monday, July 6, 2020, to provide up to $50,000 grants to qualifying Denton County businesses who have experienced a negative financial impact during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In Phase II of Denton County OPEN, for-profit businesses headquartered and located in Denton County with 100 or fewer full time employees (excluding ineligible entities listed below) are eligible to apply.

The amount a business can receive will be based on the documented negative financial impact of COVID-19 between March 1, 2020 and June 20, 2020.

The eligible amount of the grant is the higher of:

The $20 million identified for the Denton County OPEN grant is a portion of the stimulus money Denton County received from the US Department of Treasury under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”). Denton County is re-investing these funds into the Denton County OPEN program to benefit Denton County businesses impacted by COVID-19.

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