CARES ACT Funding / COVID-19 Support Programs

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The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly has developed programs to assist residents and businesses facing economic hardship. 



Please click below on the arrow next to the desired program for information and applications:

  1. Start-Up Business Grant Program
  2. Micro Business Grant Program (under $100,000 annual revenue)
  3. Business Impact Grant Program ($100,000 annual revenue)
  4. Non-Profit Relief and Recovery Grant Program
  5. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Reimbursement Program

Start-Up Business Grant Program

This program opened August 17th and closed September 4th, 2020. Grants were awarded on a first come, first served basis.

Businesses that registered for Borough sales tax between October 1, 2019 and August 15, 2020 and which have not been eligible for the CARES Act Business Grant or Micro Business Grant Programs, may be eligible for a one-time payment of $1,000. To be eligible, provide proof of expenditures for your business of $5,000 or more, between October 1 and July 31. Examples of eligible expenses include rent or lease payments, utilities, inventory, supplies, equipment, payroll, taxes, benefits, advertising, and insurance.