Craft3 received 539 requests for assistance by the August 9 deadline, of which 307 met the eligibility criteria. While the bid window is closed, the city has received more dollars from Washington State. Our City Council has decided to transfer funds to Craft3 in order to allocate all eligible (but previously not selected) companies. More resources means that we will be able to lighten the burden on all eligible companies that have applied before. Eligible uses of premium funds include costs related to operating interruptions, due to the necessary closures due to the cosvid-19 health emergency, as well as all necessary expenses resulting from the emergency of COVID-19 during the period beginning March 1, 2020 and ending December 30, 2020, and in accordance with the federal guidelines set out here : the City of Kent is committed to its small business world and is committed to recovering with the effects of COVID-19. City Council approved the use of $2.1 million of its federal CARES emergency grants funds to help businesses recover. A Wayne County company that meets all of the following requirements: our remote team, e-mail and voicemails are checked twice a day. We will respond to your request the next day. The immediate objective of the Small Business Grant Program is to direct significant resources to small businesses and non-profit organizations involved in COVID-19 and to cover the largest expenses until they return to or return to normal operations. Expenses must be directly attributable to the closures imposed by COVID-19 and may include operating overheads that must be completed during mandatory closures, personal protective equipment, the disintision of products or other equipment purchased to maintain or defer business processes and procedures. The company is identified as a small business that employs less than 50 people in the field of TDR. The company is in good condition with the Michigan State Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and up-to-date on their tax obligations. According to the tax documentation, the transaction has been in existence for more than a year.