Funds remain available for the Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission-administered Back to Business grant program, but business owners must apply for them by the Nov. 15 deadline.
The counties of Gloucester, Mathews, Middlesex, Essex, King and Queen, and the towns of Tappahannock, Urbanna and West Point partnered with the Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission to launch the Back to Business grant program earlier this year recognizing the financial hardships businesses suffered from restrictions imposed to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
Back to Business Middle Peninsula grants assist impacted businesses by covering a portion of these increased costs incurred in response to social distancing and compliance with additional health and safety requirements put in place.
“The elected officials of our Middle Peninsula region remain committed to helping get grant funds into the hands of business owners who need them so that our entire region can continue its economic ...
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