Jump Start Frederick County Outdoor Dining Heating Grants

Jump Start
Outdoor Dining Heating Grants
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 Grant Applications will be OPEN 7:00 am on Monday, October 5, 2020 and will
CLOSE 10:00 am on Friday, October 9, 2020.

Jump Start Outdoor Dining Heater Grants are designed to provide financial assistance to licensed Frederick County food and beverage providers impacted negatively by restrictions on indoor dining capacity as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency and which have added, expanded or maintain socially distanced outdoor seating space that is heated by propane gas heaters. Businesses have incurred and will continue to incur additional expenses to acquire propane gas heaters and associated propane fuel tanks needed to operate the gas heaters. Grant amounts are based upon the outdoor seating square footage size.

1. Operators with up to 800 square feet outdoor dining space

$2,700 in one-time funds

2. Operators with 801 square feet or greater outdoor dining space

$5,400 in one-time funds

The deadline to submit an application is 10:00 am on Friday, October 9, 2020.

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