Monday, March 23

COVID-19 Federal Disaster Loans For Businesses, Private Nonprofits, Homeowners, and Renters

Martin County Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund Grant Application

If your business has been impacted by Covid-19, grant funding may be available to help. Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Eligible Applicants may request up to maximum of $1,000 in these Grant Funds
  • All eligible applicants must have a physical, commercial location, whether owned or leased, that is located in Martin County, MN.
  • All eligible applicants must be registered with the Minnesota Secretary of State and have been operating since March 1, 2020.
  • That no individual will receive any goods, services, or other private benefit as a result of this grant.
  • These grant funds will not be used for any political campaign, or to support attempts to influence legislation of any governmental body.
  • Grant recipients agree to provide documentation of how funds were spent within 60 days following grant dispersal.
  • This Grant application must be completed in its entirety by the applicant and submitted to the Martin Country Coordinator’s office located at 201 Lake Avenue, Room #100, Fairmont, MN 56031; or submitted electronically to scott.higgins@co.martin.mn.us by September 8, 2020, in order to be considered.
  • Applications will be considered and acted on by Martin County Economic Development Authority representatives.

The grant application is available in both fillable and writable formats.

If you choose the fillable option, save the document to your computer, fill it out, and then either print and sign it to be scanned and sent back or sign it digitally and send it back.

Disaster Loan Application Paper Forms

  If you are in a declared disaster area and have suffered any disaster related damage you may be eligible for federal disaster assistance. Homeowners and Renters must register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to obtain a FEMA Registration ID Number by calling 1-800-621-3362. You can apply for a disaster loan online. The paper forms for the SBA Disaster Home / Sole Proprietor Loan Applications and the SBA Business Loan Applications can be found here: here: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/Information/PaperForms

EDA Services

If you have a small business and need assistance with the COVID-19 Disaster Loan Application, please contact Bryan Stading at RCEF via email: bryan@rcef.net or via phone: 507.344.7897.