Small Business COVID-19 Grant

Small Business COVID-19 Grant

Coronavirus Relief Funds
City of Belton Small Business Grant
Phase 1 Criteria

The City of Belton is offering Coronavirus Small Business Relief Grants to assist local small businesses with recovery efforts from the pandemic. During Phase 1, the City will issue grants of up to $2,000 each from a total of $61,273 in available funding.

 Eligibility Criteria for Phase 1:

  • Must be a locally owned, independent business.
  • Must have 50 or fewer  Full-time Equivalent employees (FTE) as of March 1, 2020.
  • Must have a physical and publicly accessible location in a commercial building or business district within Belton.
  • Must have a revenue decline (between March and September 28, 2020) from the impact of COVID-19.
  • Small businesses that do not receive a grant during Phase 1 may apply again during Phase 2 of the program.
  • Small businesses that received a grant during Phase 1 may apply again for a small business grant during Phase 2.

Ineligible Businesses

Non-profits, sexually oriented businesses, lobbying organizations, political organizations, gambling organizations, and home based businesses.

Application Process

The grant application (Spanish) is a 3-page document that most business owners can complete with minimal effort. Submit completed applications by an email attachment in a PDF or JPG format to or send a hard copy via certified mail:

2180 N. Main Street
PO Box 729
Belton, TX 76513
Attn: Planning and Regional Services, Belton CRF

Applications are due
by 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. Please direct any questions to Anna Barge at or Uryan Nelson at

Grant Application Scoring Criteria (Phase 1)

Category Points Received/Maximum Total Points
Provide all required documentation
Show need for funding
If awarded, applicant has a plan
of how to spend grant funds
Provide an explanation
of other funding sources

 Total Points:  __/50