Small Business Impact Grant and Worker Emergency Bridge Fund

See below information regarding the recently announced provincial Small Business Impact Grant and Worker Emergency Bridge Fund.

SMALL BUSINESS IMPACT GRANT

Through this new $20-million program, eligible small businesses, non-profits, charities and social enterprises who have had to close or reduce operations because of the public health order may be eligible for a flexible grant. This one-time grant is equal to 15 per cent of revenue from sales, either from April 2019 or February 2020, up to a maximum of $5,000. You can use it for any purpose.

Apply online

https://covid19-small-business-impact-grant.nscrc.ca/

The deadline to apply is 25 April. If you have further questions about the program, email SmallBusinessImpactGrant@novascotia.ca

EMERGENCY BRIDGE FUND

The Government will provide a one-time payment of $1,000 to bridge the gap between layoffs and closures and the federal government’s Canada Emergency Response Benefit. Read more about eligibility requirements and how to apply:

https://novascotia.ca/coronav…/worker-emergency-bridge-fund/

A toll-free phone line for applications for the worker fund will be open starting at 8 a.m. Call 1-800-863-6582 after checking eligibility online.

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