CARES ACT Funding / COVID-19 Support Programs
Applications are available now for the following programs: (Click arrow on desired program)
- Non-Profit Relief and Recovery Grant Program
- COVID-19 Business Impact Grant Program
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Reimbursement Program
Qualifying Ketchikan Gateway Borough non-profit organizations may apply for grants up to $20,000. The Ketchikan Gateway Borough will distribute $200,000 worth of grants through the CARES Act program. If need exceeds the total amount available, individual grants may be reduced and/or rejected. The grant application period opens June 19 and ends July 15, 2020. The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Grant Committee will meet July 24th to consider grant proposals. Grant awards will be considered based on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on an organization, services provided as a result of the pandemic, and the proposed use of funds. The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly is tentatively scheduled to consider grant awards on August 3, 2020.
Businesses with more than $25,000 in revenue per quarter and suffering a revenue decline of 40% or more during Second Quarter CY 2020, compared to Second Quarter CY 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, are eligible to apply for a grant. Grant awards will be based on a percentage of lost revenue. The maximum grant award is $25,000.
The application period opens July 1 and depending on demand, businesses may start receiving funds as early as July 31, 2020. If need exceeds the total available funding, grant awards may be delayed and individual grants may be reduced and/or rejected.
Acceptance of a PPP loan does not affect eligibility for this program. The Ketchikan Gateway Borough and the City of Ketchikan have jointly funded this program using CARES Act funds.
This program is for one-time assistance to reimburse small businesses and non-profit organizations in the Borough up to $1000 for eligible expenses for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), hygiene, and social distancing supplies such as face masks, gloves, face shields, eye protection, sneeze guards, hand sanitizer and other approved disinfecting products.
The application period opens June 19 and will close by September 30, 2020. Reimbursements will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis for up to $1000, in the order received, until funds are depleted.