BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — Bergen County Government Jim Tedesco introduced Monday that the county is extending the deadline to apply for the CARES Compact Organization Grant Method to Oct.30.

County officers also additional that the grant program will start out accepting programs for tiny enterprises with 30 or significantly less entire-time workers. The system had beforehand only deemed corporations with 19 or fewer whole-time personnel suitable to apply.

Approximately $10,713,000 has been awarded to 1402 tiny companies in Bergen County thus considerably with 1,400 purposes continue to under review.

Suitable corporations will carry on to qualify for up to $10,000 in monetary aid, which once authorized they will not have to pay out back again.

The software deadline will be Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 at 5p.m. To implement for the application and for extra data, small business owners can take a look at If you have already applied you need to have not re-utilize.

To qualify for the Bergen County CARES Little Enterprise Grant Program firms have to drop beneath the following requirements:

  • Businesses should have a bodily site in Bergen County, NJ and ought to give proof that they are a valid functioning small business in the State of New Jersey (i.e. Certification of Formation or Incorporation, most current corporate tax returns, revenue tax returns and/or payroll tax returns).

  • Must have 30 or much less complete-time staff members.

  • Firms need to have been open up and functioning on March 1, 2020.

  • Enterprises owned by county workers and elected officers, as well as their fast households, are not eligible.

Firms that have received other financial guidance are eligible to apply but precedence will be provided to companies that have not been given any Federal grant aid, New Jersey Economic Progress Authority, US Compact Company Administration grants or other grant support.

Receipt of grant cash by the Bergen County Compact Organization Grant Software is a a person-time opportunity. Any company that has gained grant resources throughout any section of the Bergen County Smaller Business Grant Plan is not suitable to acquire supplemental grant money through the Plan.

The Bergen County CARES Smaller Small business Grant Plan is funded by means of the Coronavirus Support, Aid and Economic Security (CARES) Act Federal aid fund. For administrative and troubleshooting inquiries remember to e mail [email protected] or contact the troubleshooting hotline at 201-336-6011.

This short article originally appeared on the Westwood-Hillsdale Patch