Wednesday, May 20, 2020

PBC CARES FOR BUSINESS - RESTART BUSINESS GRANTS



APPLICATION LAUNCH DATE - FRIDAY, MAY 22ND AT 8:00 AM
RESTART BUSINESS GRANTS
(25 Employees or Fewer)
 Allocation: $50,000,000
Assistance Offered: $25,000 maximum award (Grants & Forgivable Loans received by businesses related to COVID-19 will be reduced from eligible maximum award)
Eligibility
  • Business has 25 employees or fewer
  • Business has been operating since October 1, 2019 and was still operating on February 29, 2020
  • Business is located in Palm Beach County
  • Business is not a publicly traded company
  • Business is not a non-profit organization
  • Business does not exceed $3 million in total gross receipts or sales
    • Businesses with 25 or less employees and total gross receipts or sales of $3-5M will be funded from the $10M allocation
Examples of Eligible Businesses
  • Agriculture
  • Child Care Centers, Adult Day Care Centers
  • Gyms & Fitness Studios
  • Hair Salons, Nail Salons, Barber Shops
  • Health Care Services & Medical Offices
  • Professional Services
    Based on NAICS Codes
  • Restaurants, Caterers, Bakeries
  • Retail – Physical Brick/Mortar Store
Eligible Uses
  • Salaries/Payroll
  • Inventories
  • Commercial Lease, Mortgage, or Rent Payments
  • Utilities
  • Other Expenses - due to new safety provisions
Required Documents
  • Fully executed application, including certifications, affirmations, and acknowledgements
  • Financial information such as tax returns and payroll report
  • Active Palm Beach County Business Tax Receipt
  • Active copy of your Registered Business as shown on SunBiz.Org
Justification
  • To support businesses most affected by COVID 19
Other
  • Minimum number of business helped under this program is 2000 if maximum award is granted
  • Completed applications will be processed in the order that they were received
  • PBC will be partnering with S/M/WBE vendors to process business grant applications
Statistics: FL Department of Economic Opportunity 2018 employment data
  • 58% of businesses in Palm Beach County have 5 or less employees
  • 20% of businesses in Palm Beach County have 6-25 employees
  • 22% of businesses in Palm Beach County have over 25 employees

Monday, May 18, 2020

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Artist Opportunities with Upcoming Deadlines in May and June, 2020



The Lodge on Twitchell Lake where the Adirondack Center for Writing hosts its Anne LaBastille Writers Residency


Thursday, May 7, 2020

The Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant

As the COVID-19 outbreak further threatens the cultural and arts writing landscape, the Arts Writers Grant Program is grateful for the Andy Warhol Foundation’s continued support.


Here's an opportunity for writers to take advantage of this very comprehensive grant.

Apply HERE

New Round of 20/20/50 ARTIST RELIEF VIRTUAL EXHIBITION

artists opportunities
20/20/50 ARTISTS CONNECT COMMUNITY
Sponsored by Marcia Levine, Arts Commission Vice Chair and Art Patron
 
DEADLINE May 15th 12noon
 
Boynton Beach Art in Public Places has launched an artists program to create 24”W x 18”H artworks that can be submitted digitally and contain a verbal and visual message that conveys ways we continue to connect to community.
Examples of verbal messaging: Be Kind, Compassion, Unity, Love, Hope, Mercy, Generous, Good, Considerate, Grateful….
 
20 selected artists will have their artwork printed on one of 20 signs placed throughout the City. Each selected artist will receive $50 and have their artwork printed on the front of the sign. The back of the sign will promote the artists name and web site, along with the City of Boynton Beach Art in Public Places BoyntonBeachArts.org and ThirdStreetSigns.com
 
How to submit your artwork by the May 15th 12noon DEADLINE:
Eligibility: Palm Beach County artists over 18yrs old. Boynton Beach artists will receive preferred selection.
Email submissions to: Coles-DobayD@bbfl.us and copy BlanksN@bbfl.us
Submission to include:
 
  • Name
  • Email address
  • Physical/ Studio address
  • Phone
  • Website
  • Social Media Sites
  • Artwork Name
  • Artwork Medium
  • Attach a 24"W x 18"H jpeg image of your artwork (300dpi) 1 to 2mb (smaller or larger files will be rejected)
  • Copy and paste above with answers in an email addressed to Coles-DobayD@bbfl.us and copy BlanksN@bbfl.us and attach artwork.
 
The selected artists will be notified via email and an artwork release form will be requested.
 
Please visit the Art in Public Places social media sites to see the current 20/20/50 ARTIST RELIEF VIRTUAL EXHIBITION
 

Monday, May 4, 2020

Giving Tuesday 2020 COVID-19


GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. We're launching #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of unity to take place on May 52020, as a response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19.

Please DONATE to our organization




Palm Beach County CARES Restart Business Grants Program Resumes

  The Palm Beach County CARES Restart Business Grants Program will resume on Friday, September 25, 2020 at 8:00 A.M. The Restart Business Pr...