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Monmouth County CARES Coronavirus Economic Assistance Grant

March 02, 2020

Earlier today, the Monmouth County Freeholders announced the Monmouth County CARES Coronavirus Economic Assistance Grant Program for small businesses and non-profits. The program will begin at 8 am Monday, August 3 at monmouthcountycares.com. Below are the criteria needed to qualify and apply, as well as what you will need to submit with your application. Please take some time to gather all necessary info so that you may be ready to submit your application on the 3rd. They are reviewed on a first come first serve basis, and the reimbursement amount cannot exceed $10,000.

In order to qualify for a Monmouth County CARES Economic Assistance Grant, applicants must meet the following criteria:
• Physically located in Monmouth County since January 1, 2019 or earlier
• Negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
• $5 million or less in annual gross revenue
• 50 or fewer fulltime equivalent (FTE) employees, including the owner, as of March 1, 2020

What you will need to submit with your application:
• TIN/EIN – This is your Tax Identification or Employee Identification Number
• Legal Business Name
• DBA – Doing Business As (if applicable)
• Business Contact Information (contact name, organizational role, email address, phone number, and business address)
• NAICS Code of the Business: North American Industry Classification System
• Tax Returns: Fiscal years 2018 and 2019 (if filed)
• Business Banking Information: routing and checking numbers
• Itemized list of eligible costs for reimbursement

For further information, questions or assistance, please go to monmouthcountycares.com

Monmouth County Freeholders Press Release 

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