EDWC is curating available resources for businesses facing challenges due to the impact of COVID-19. Our focus is on providing a single source for information with an eye for what will benefit Washington County businesses. We will update this page as new information becomes available.  

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Grant Programs Available

Grant Type Grant Dates Grant Details More Info
Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVO) As of January 20, 2021
  • Must have been in operation as of 2/29/2020
  • Venue or promoter must NOT have applied for or received a PPP loan on or after 12/27/2020
  • If operating on 1/1/2019, grants will be for an amount equal to 45% of their 2019 gross earned revenue OR $10 million, whichever is less.
  • If operation began after 1/1/2019, grants will be for the average monthly gross earned revenue for each full month in operation during 2019 multiplied by six (6) or $10 million, whichever is less.

Eligible entities include:

  • Live venue operators or promoters
  • Theatrical producers
  • Live performing arts organization operators
  • Relevant museum operators, zoos and aquariums who meet specific criteria
  • Motion picture theater operators
  • Talent representatives, and
  • Each business entity owned by an eligible entity that also meets the eligibility requirements

Financial – Immediately Helpful

What Who Benefit More Info
Easy-access financing to county businesses Washington County & EDWC
  • $20,000 loan amount
  • 3.25% Interest Rate
  • 4-year fixed term
  • Apply starting April 7, 2021
WashCo Small Biz Loan
Coronavirus Relief Options SBA Funding Programs
  • Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
  • EIDL Loan
  • SVO Grant Program
  • SBA Express Bridge Loan
  • SBA Debt Relief
  • Cross Program Eligibility
SBA Funding Options

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COVID-19 Business Resources

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