Award notifications and funding for recipients will be issued the week of February 15th -19th.
Additional Funding has become available for the beginning of 2021. The Commissioner’s Court has approved an additional $1.4 million in supporting bars and restaurants from the County’s general fund.
LiftFund is finalizing all 2020 applications from the 1st Restaurant and Bar Recovery Grant Program and will reopen this program December 22, 2020.
The Bexar County Restaurant and Bar Recovery Grant Program will have a priority by business type.
The program is designed to help locally owned restaurants and bars within Bexar County, Texas.
The application for this fund will be open from December 22, 2020 to January 12, 2020.
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.
If you applied for the Bexar County Restaurant and Bar Recovery Program in November 2020, meet the criteria of the program, and were not selected, you may request for your file to be transferred to this program.
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.
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.
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 December 22, 2020 9:00 a.m. CST to January 12, 2021 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.