Fort Bend County Small Business Emergency Grant Program

The Commissioners Court has authorized the third phase of the Small Business Assistance Grant Program. You will be able to submit an application beginning December 18, 2020 at the link below. Applications will be accepted for businesses that have not applied during the first and second phases of this program. Businesses that have received or applied to receive a second grant do not need to take any additional action. Business that applied for a grant after October 6, 2020 may submit the recertification form below for a second grant.


If you have applied and have received a grant or approved for a grant before this phase, do not reapply as a new applicant. NEW APPLICANTS APPLY HERE

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Additional Grant for Small Businesses awarded grants after October 6, 2020:
You are eligible for an additional grant up to the amount your received or were designated to receive after October 6, 2020. The requirements for this second grant are:
  • Must have been approved and/or received the initial award after October 6, 2020.
  • Must have exhausted all funds from the first payment for expenditures incurred through December 31, 2020.
  • Eligible award would be for the same amount previously provided to the applicant.
    • Level 1 – $ 5,000
    • Level 2 – $15,000
    • Level 3 – $25,000
  • Must complete a recertification questionnaire and meet all criteria (i.e. continued revenue loss, good standing, etc.) Click here for recertification form and instructions [PDF].
  • Applicants will be required to submit an updated and signed revenue/loss statement (comparing 2019 to 2020 revenue)
  • Receipts and documentation for all expenditures incurred through December 31, 2020 must be submitted for audit purposes within 30 days of grant disbursement of funds.
  • Funds dispersed to the Small Businesses that are not documented or deemed ineligible uses of funds, would need to be repaid within 30 days of notice.
  • The Small Business must also demonstrate that it will remain operational in Fort Bend County through December, 2020 and significantly beyond.