Hochul expands eligibility for Pandemic Small Businesses Recovery Grant program

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is expanding eligibility for the state’s Small Business Recovery program.

Now, businesses with revenues up to $2.5 million can apply for funding.

Previously, the threshold was $500,000. Hochul also says businesses that received federal Paycheck Protection Program loans can now get $250,000 instead of $100,00.

$800 million in funding is available, applications officially opened back in June.