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SBS Grant guidelines released

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development released grant guidelines today.  The guidelines for the Small Business Stabilization (“SBS”) grants are located here.

The SBS grants provide financial assistance to Nebraska-owned small businesses and livestock producers who have been severely impacted by COVID-19 related closures, occupancy restrictions, and the overall loss of consumer traffic.  The highlights are the following:

  • Minimum $12k per business.
  • Applications submission starts Monday, June 15th, 2020.
  • Applications are first come first served.
  • Application requirements:
    • Submit Eligibility Certification Form – still needs to be released here
      • Include Eligibility Certification Confirmation Number (provided by State after successful eligibility certification)
      • Must include completed application form and supporting documentation including:
        • Most recent W-4 Form (employee withholding form)
        • Employee listing as of March 13, 2020

Here is an FAQ on the SBS Grants.

Please give us a call at 402-391-1065 for assistance in completing the application.