CARES ACT FUNDING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

FOR SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC RELIEF IN THE CITY OF WICKLIFFE

October 13, 2020

Dear Wickliffe Business Owner:

The City of Wickliffe recognizes the hardships that our small businesses have endured as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Due to this, the City has allocated a portion of these funds to qualified local small businesses in the form of a grant.  The City will provide up to $5,000 for qualifying expenses on a first-come, first-serve basis until the authorized allocation is exhausted or by November 10, 2020.

The program is intended to provide the business owners/management with reimbursement opportunities for:

  • Payroll, rent and utility payments that were not previously included in a request for reimbursement through any other grant or loan forgiveness program
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) and cleaning supplies
  • COVID-19 safety communication costs and signage to promote social distancing, such as elevator limitations and floor markings signage, etc.
  • Other documented costs for alterations to the business which were intended to deter or prevent the spread of COVID-19
  • No sales tax or shipping and handling fees will be considered.

The required application, Attachments A, B, C and the Internal Revenue Service Form W-9 for this grant can be found here: Cares Act SBG Wickliffe Application  If you have any questions about the program, please feel free to call Economic Development Manager Monica Drake at 419-345-0242. 

As a small business owner, you are an important part of our community.  We look forward to supporting you in this way.

Sincerely,

John A. Barbish                                               Monica Drake

Mayor/Safety Director                                   Economic Development Manager