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Posted on: November 16, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Arkansas Ready Business Interruption Grant

Arkansas Ready for Business Grant

Grant to Aid the Arkansas Service and Hospitality Industries

The Arkansas Legislative Council approved a business interruption grant for certain Arkansas businesses in the personal care, tourism, travel, recreation and hospitality industries. The grant will provide reimbursement for a portion of specific eligible expenses incurred by businesses in these industries between March 1 and Sept. 30, 2020. 

The grant application period will open Monday, Nov. 16, and close Wednesday, Nov. 25. Grants will be awarded on a prorated basis depending on the total number of applicants and the amount of reimbursement requested. The program anticipates making grant awards in late December. Information will be regularly posted to about the grant, the application period, training and a help line.

The help line to answer your questions about the Business Interruption Grant will open on Monday, Nov. 9, at 7 a.m.

Business Interruption Grant Resource Center
(888) 722-1554
November 9th, 2020 - November 25th, 2020
Monday - Friday
7 AM to 7 PM CST

*After hour calls will be able to leave a voicemail.
**Spanish speaking representative available.

Arkansas Business Interruption Grant Webinar

Friday, November 13 at 10:00 a.m.
You may join on this page or by going here.
Submit your questions in advance with this link:

Hosted by: Secretary Stacy Hurst, Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism and Arkansas Ready

Click here to fill out the application
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