WPR, CPA is pleased to apprise that The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has established the Fairfax Relief Initiative to Support Employers (Fairfax RISE) - a new $25 million grant program to assist small businesses and nonprofits affected by COVID-19, funded using federal CARES Act funds provided to the county.
These grants will not have to be repaid and are offered to qualified small businesses and nonprofits with $7.5 million set aside for minority, veteran, and woman-owned businesses. Applications will begin to be accepted in early June. These grants are available for businesses and nonprofits with fewer than 50 employees. The announcement of this grant program can be found by following the link here.