Good News for Belton small businesses that have suffered from the effects of COVID-19. Starting Monday, September 14 you may begin to apply for Coronavirus relief grants.

Phase 1 starts with local businesses being able to apply for grants of up to $2,000 each.

The City of Belton announced that it has over $60,000 in funding available from an allocation of the 2020 CARES Act.

To apply you must provide the following information:

  • Number of employees
  • Proof of revenue decline
  • Proof of impact of COVID-19 on business
  • Proposed use of funding
  • If funds have been applied for and/or received from elsewhere
  • Proof of closure and/or operation on a limited capacity
  • Certification of accuracy of information provided

The Central Texas Council of Governments (CTCOG) is administering the grant program in behalf of the City. Applications are available at

You still have time, but like anything else I would hurry and apply so your chances improve to obtain one of these grants.

The application deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 28.

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