Clay County C.A.R.E.S. COVID-19 Relief Grants to LONG TERM CARE AND CONGREGATE Care Facilities
- The Clay County Board of Commissioners understands that long term and congregate care facilities have been adversely impacted by COVID-19.
- To provide a financial assistance to long term care and congregate facilities who have experienced financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. This program is funded by the Federal Coronavirus Relief Fund of the 2020 C.A.R.E.S. Act.
How it works
- Sign an affidavit, provide a W-9, and Clay County will mail a check.
- The business must have a physical location in Clay County.
- Be able to show financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak
Location of Business
- Businesses located anywhere in Clay County may apply.
- Please submit only one application per business. An eligible business may receive at most one grant under this program, regardless of other related business location within Clay County.
- Please submit only one application per owner. A business owner may receive at most one grant, regardless of the number of businesses owned with and ownership share of 20% or more.
Use of Funds
- Must be used for expenses incurred as a direct result of the COVID-19 outbreak and could include working capital to support payroll expenses, rent and mortgage payments, utility bills, business licenses, and other similar expenses that occurred since March 1, 2020, in the regular course of business.
- Long Term Care or Nursing Home facilities will be awarded a grant of up to $25,000
- Assisted Living or Housing with services will be awarded a grant of up to $25,000
- Corporate Foster Care facilities will be awarded a grant of up to $10,000
- Business owners or executives will have to sign an affidavit certifying you are eligible to receive this grant and that the grant will be used for eligible uses only. We also need a signed W-9 form prior to releasing the funds.
- For more information, go to: ClayCountyMN.gov/COVID-Relief
- You can send an email to: COVID.Relief@claycountymn.gov or call 218-299-7820.