On Monday, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced the application window to apply for the Harris County Small Business Relief Fund Application has started and will run through October 4th. The County approved a $30 million relief fund to help very small businesses overcomes the financial hardships inflected from Covid-19 to get their businesses back on track and growing.
Houston is the seat of Harris County, the nation’s third largest county by population in the nation. The relief fund is being administered by LiftFund, a nonprofit that helps support small businesses. To apply, go to www.harriscountybusinessreflief.org where you can read the requirements and apply.
To qualify, a business must;
Be located in Harris County
Be properly registered as a business
Have less than 30 employees (includes part-time, full-time, and contractors
Opened before April 2020
Annual revenue less than $500,000 in 2019 and 2020