SWED will be issuing grants of up to $15,000 to struggling restaurants in the county, especially those that have seen financial hardships due to restrictions on indoor dining capacity. Award amounts will be based on the number of Full Time Equivalent employees. The group has $836,000 in State funds to spend, and expects to begin issuing grants on November 23.
From the press release:
Wicomico County Acting Executive John Psota said ‘we appreciate the State of Maryland’s partnership and in recognizing the challenges facing our restaurant industry. A special thank you to SWED once again for your leadership in helping small businesses throughout Wicomico County mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic’.
For more information, view the full press release.