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DE Relief Grants give Delaware small businesses and nonprofits access to funds to cover expenses and provide relief related to COVID-19 .
Find more information on DE Relief Grants below.
When the grant application is live, you will find it on this web page. So, check back frequently, sign up above for email updates and follow the Division of Small Business on social media (Facebook and Twitter).
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At least 51 percent of the business or nonprofit’s operations must be physically located in the state of Delaware. Businesses and nonprofits whose sole connection to Delaware is that they are incorporated here, are not eligible.
And at least for the first round of grants, businesses and nonprofits are not eligible if they received PPP funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration of $1 million or more. Businesses that have received previous grants or loans from the State (EDGE, HELP, DTIP, etc.) are eligible to apply for DE Relief Grants.
Again, all small businesses, based on the SBA definition, and many non-profits are eligible for a DE Relief Grant (see the previous question/answer for more).
Additionally, disproportionately impacted industries qualify for the following:
The following industries are designated as disproportionately impacted (must match first two or four digits of 2019 tax return NAICS code):
Gather the following documents, which you will need to submit as part of your grant application: