Governor Pete Ricketts announced a second round of new grant programs to continue Nebraska’s economic recovery from the pandemic.
As part of the Coronavirus Relief Fund, the State of Nebraska received $1.084 billion in federal assistance to address coronavirus-related needs across the state.
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Ricketts says $48.5 million will be awarded to assist non-profits and care providers as they respond to needs arising from the coronavirus pandemic.
There will also be $25 million to fund a new round of grants to eligible businesses and ag producers who have not yet received assistance through the Business and Livestock Producer Stabilization Grant Program
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Additionally, the Governor announced targeted grant programs to support businesses in industries particularly hard-hit due to the pandemic such as bars and restaurants:
There’s also $22 million allocated for Cosmetic, Massage, and Body Art Services, $20 million for Event Centers and Sports Arenas and $34 million for Hotels and Convention Centers.
Grant applications open October 21st and will close November 13th