Functions will likely be accepted beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday for small companies in Boston seeking to make the most of the town’s fund to assist them reopen safely.
Mayor Marty Walsh introduced the $6 million fund Tuesday in an effort to assist the town’s small companies reopen safely.
Companies eligible for the Reopen Boston Fund embody these with fewer than 15 staff who work in shut proximity, like barber retailers and hair salons.
The loan is meant to assist companies buy partitions, acceptable private protecting gear together with getting ready outside areas.
Every enterprise can apply for as much as $2,000. The cash will likely be handed out in three phases concurrent with the states re-opening course of.
Companies should meet sure necessities to qualify, together with a location within the metropolis, proof of an entire finances and close-contact with clients. Companies that may function from residence or on-line don’t qualify.
Town has been internet hosting webinars to reply questions for enterprise house owners. There’s one Thursday at 1 p.m. on the town’s web site.
The appliance course of for the Reopen Boston Fund opens Thursday at 5 p.m.