Award dates have changed due to additional funding allocated by the County Commissioner’s Court on November 23rd for an additional $1 MM and the dates have been updated to support more applications. Thank you for your patience.
Bexar County Restaurant and Bar Recovery Grant Program is a new fund to provide emergency relief to commercially based restaurant and bar businesses who have been impacted by COVID19.
The program is designed to help locally owned restaurants and bars within Bexar County, Texas.
The application for this fund will open on October 26, 2020.
$3,748,800 million in funds is available in the form of business grants. These resources will be offered to businesses at or below $5 million dollars in annual revenue with maximum full time equivalent employees at or below 60 employees during the first quarter.
The fund is not a first come first serve fund. All applications will be reviewed based on stated and verified business information and business operations. A completed application includes all required documentation to be considered. The following are the business qualifications:
All documents must be provided in order for the application to be considered complete. Any applications submitted without documents will NOT be considered. Applicants have the ability to upload the documents securely and safely through the online application.
For businesses who applied to the previous Bexar County’s grant program and the City of San Antonio grant program who did not receive funding, please email us at email@example.com to confirm that you would like to be considered for the current program. We will be sending an automated email confirming your opportunity to opt in for consideration of this program.
Applicants can’t have received other COVID19 related small business grants from other cities in Bexar County or the previous grants and loans from Bexar County.
The funding will be distributed equally among the four precincts. The allocation per precinct is: $937,200.
Up to $25,000
Businesses may apply for the following expenses associated with business operations: payroll, lease/mortgage, supplies, inventory, utility, etc.
The application period will open from October 26, 2020 9:00 a.m. CST to November 2, 2020 at 5 p.m. CST.
All businesses receiving assistance will be required to complete a follow-up survey a later after the grant is awarded. Grant recipients must keep detailed records on reopening dates, receipts for expenditure of grant funds, and staff and payroll records.