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City of Hutchinson Announces Changes to Small Business Relief and Recovery Grant


HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The City of Hutchinson Small Business Relief and Recovery Grant Program is intended to respond to the negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 public health emergency, as well as responding to the needs of an adequate workforce to fully support our local Small Businesses. This grant focuses on the identified needs and impacts faced by local small businesses.

The following changes now apply to the Small Business Relief and Recovery Grant Application eligibility criteria.

  1. The following criteria for grant eligibility is being modified from:
    • Business is not facing any pending litigation or legal To read:
    • Businesses facing pending litigation or legal action will include an explanation and any supporting A letter from their attorney explaining the situation and risk to the business is preferred. The city will evaluate these applications on a case-by-case basis.
  2. In addition, anyone who has applied for but not received a SAM UEI number by the deadline will be allowed to enter “pending.” The number must be received before any funds are awarded to the applicant.
  3. The application deadline has been extended to March 3, 2023, at 4:30

The official application was released on January 9, 2023, on the City’s website An information session was held online via Microsoft Teams on January 27, 2023. All applications for funding are now due by March 3, 2023, at 4:30 pm.