New Hennepin County Relief

Hennepin County Offering New Relief for Bars, Restaurants and More
Posted on 11/20/2020

Starting Monday, Nov. 23, restaurants, bars, fitness centers, event and entertainment venues can apply for new grant funding to mitigate the economic impacts of COVID-19. 

  • Businesses that have not received Hennepin County Small Business Relief funds can apply for grants up to $15,000
  • Businesses that have received Hennepin County Small Business Relief funds can apply for additional grant funds up to $10,000

Application

  •  Application opens on hennepin.us Monday, Nov. 23
  • Apply by Tuesday, Dec. 1, at noon

Eligible expenses include:

  •  Rent/mortgage
  • Utilities/non-payroll operating expenses
  • Supplier payments
  • Personal protective equipment/costs to comply with public health guidance

Eligible businesses:

  • Restaurants/food service establishments
  • Bars/drinking places
  • Fitness centers/gyms
  • Event/entertainment venues

Complete details and additional eligibility criteria can be found on Hennepin County's website: hennepin.us/economic-development/programs/Emergency-relief.