November 13, 2020 01:19 PM

Miami Shores Village Business Grant (MSVBG) Program

Welcome to the Miami Shores Village Business Grant Program!

Listed below are the steps needed to complete the grant application. All applications are required to provide all requested documentation. Completed application packages must be submitted at Miami Shores Village Hall, located at 10050 NE 2nd Avenue (in the Building Department during regular business hours). Hard copy applications are required, e-mail applications will not be considered. Grant applications shall be ranked based on previous assistance received and the time stamp when a complete application is submitted. Applications will be accepted started on Monday, November 16, 2020.

Application Process:

Initial Submission – applicants are required to provide the following five (5) documents in order to determine eligibility.

  • 2019 tax return; if 2019 not available, submit 2018.
  • Local Business Tax Receipt.
  • Florida Division of Corporations (SunBiz) proof of business entity existence in good standing (if applicable).
  • Executed lease agreement.
  • A completed MSVBG grant application (below).

Expense Submission and Funding Setup – if eligible for the program (up to a maximum of $3500 per business), you will be required to itemize your expenses for each category and provide the supporting documentation. The following items qualify for reimbursement.

What is eligible?

  • 100% Reimbursable PPE purchases – Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) purchases and other associated expenses necessary in order to comply with CDC guidelines or Miami-Dade County COVID-19 safety orders; proof of purchase via a receipt, or paid invoice.
  • 100% Reimbursable Rent or Mortgage – proof of payment via a receipt, or cancelled check; if behind on payments, a notarized letter from landlord or lender stating how many months behind/default and to include specific dates is required.
  • 100% Reimbursable Other Expenses – utility bills, licenses, insurance, and perishable food items are allowable expenses needed to keep the business operational, and to safely meet local, state, and federal requirements; proof of payment via receipt, paid invoice, or cancelled check.

* A complete application with all required enclosures must be submitted in order to be considered for a grant.

If you encounter submission questions, please send an email to kendallt@msvfl.gov or call (305) 762-4864.

Application:

To apply, please complete the following application: MSVGRANT.pdf (363 KB)

Completed application packages must be submitted at Miami Shores Village Hall, located at 10050 NE 2nd Avenue (in the Building Department during regular business hours.)

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