Bello: 450+ small business owners apply for Monroe County relief program so far, and you can still apply

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — More than 450 local small business owners have already applied for a Monroe County relief program aimed to lend owners a hand.

County Executive Adam Bello Wednesday announced 453 owners have tapped into the "Fast Forward Monroe 2.0" program, which was launched earlier this month. The program can grant eligible businesses can receive between $10,000 and $20,000 in grant money.

As a reminder, small businesses that qualify for this grant include Limited Liability Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies, Sole Proprietorships, C-Corporations, and S-Corporations. They must also be a for-profit business, and formally established in Monroe County since at least March 1, 2020.

The application window is still open until Oct. 5, click on this link to apply for your share of the grant money.