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Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program


Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program

The City of Cottage Grove Economic Development Authority (EDA) has established a fund to provide forgivable, no-interest loans of up to $10,000 to assist eligible small businesses impacted by COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of these funds is to ensure the preservation of employment opportunities in the City of Cottage Grove through the prevention of business closures to promote long-term economic vitality in the community.

Grant funds will be available on a lottery system and the application period will be open until June 17th at 4:30 pm. The program is subject to funding availability from the EDA. The EDA retains the authority and discretion to approve or deny an application, and reserves the right to subsequently add further priorities, change eligibility criteria, or discontinue the program in response to changing circumstances.
Program Guidelines

Eligibility Requirements

Ineligibility Requirements

Program Guidelines

Application Process

Funding Process

Follow-Up and Additional Resources