WV CARES Act Information
Governor Justice’s WV CARES Act Small Business Grant Program provides West Virginia’s small businesses—the backbone of the West Virginia economy—much needed relief by granting up to $5,000 to West Virginia small businesses that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Small businesses are eligible if they:
- Have between 1 and 35 full time employees (at least 1 of which is not also an owner/member/shareholder of the business) • Have their principle place of business in WV • Were qualified to do business in WV and in operation as of February 29, 2020 • Are currently and intend to remain qualified to do business in WV and in operation for at least the next twelve months • Are in good standing with the State Tax Department and WorkForce West Virginia • Are a for-profit business • Are not in violation of any state order or decree (e.g., mine safety, DEP citations, etc.) • Are not presently suspended, debarred, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible, or otherwise excluded from participation in any federal grant program, and are not presently a debtor in any pending bankruptcy (including any owners of the business) • Have suffered eligible expenses and/or losses because of the COVID-19 pandemic
This is a State of West Virginia Program, not a City of Martinsburg Program.
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