Small Business Emergency Grant Program
To provide emergency assistance to small local businesses in Lakeville adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Lakeville Small Business Emergency Grant Program will provide grants of up to $10,000 to small businesses most in need of support.
The grant application will be available on this website from July 27-August 7, 2020. Eligible applications will be awarded grant funds based on a first-come, first-served basis.
- City of Lakeville Small Business Emergency Grant Program Guidelines (PDF)
- Grant application form (available July 27-August 7)
- How much money is available in the Lakeville Small Business Emergency Grant Program?
- What amount can my business receive from that fund?
- When and where can I apply?
- How will funding decisions be made?
- When will I know if my business has been awarded a grant?
- How quickly will I receive the grant funds once my application has been approved?
- What does "locally owned and operated" and "physical establishment in the City of Lakeville" mean?
- I have applied for COVID-related emergency small business funding through Dakota County and/or MN DEED, but don't yet know if I will receive funding. Should I apply?
- Are there small business funding programs still available through MN DEED or Dakota County? If so, where do I apply?
- I have received federal emergency funding through either the PPP or EIDL, am I eligible to apply and receive Lakeville funds?
- What questions will be on the application? How long will it take to complete?
- What documentation is required at time of application?
- What documentation is required after the application, but prior to receiving a grant?
- My business had between 1-25 FTE employees prior to the COVID crisis, but currently all employees have been laid off. Am I eligible to apply?
- I am a sole proprietor. Do I qualify for the grant program?
- How will my credit score affect my application?
- I need help filling out this application or I have a general question about the application process. Who should I contact?