Relief Grants Available for MI Businesses and Organizations

21 Oct 2020

Apply for a relief grant today!

On October 20, the Mercer Island City Council unanimously approved a new grant program to support Mercer Island businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19.

The Mercer Island COVID-19 Relief for Small Businesses Grant Program provides $270,000 of the City's second round of CARES Act funding to help assist local organizations who have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic, including those organizations that were required to modify or close operations per the guidelines outlined in Governor Inslee’s Safe Start Washington Plan and other COVID-19 related mandates.

With these funds, we hope to help Island businesses and nonprofits remain open, retain/hire employees, and stay in business to continue serving the Mercer Island community.

Not a local business owner? Help us get the word out! The next time you order takeout, schedule a salon service, or visit your favorite Island retailer, encourage them to apply for a grant.

For more program details and information on how to apply, click here.

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