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INTERRUPTION FUND

ABOUT THE FUND

Immediate relief for losses during the initial months of pandemic response for businesses that directly or indirectly lost revenue due to COVID-19 local or state government health orders

  • Timing: Opened June 8, 2020; Closed July 2, 2020

  • Funding: Up to $50,000

  • Eligible Entities: For-profit businesses with 50 or fewer employees

  • Eligible time frame: March 13, 2020 to Date of Application

  • Total Funding Available: $100 million

BUSINESS ELIGIBILITY 

  • For-profit privately or publicly owned business​

  • Headquartered AND/OR more than 50% of primary work in Wyoming​

  • Employed 50 full-time employees or less as of March 31, 2020 ​

  • Established on or before enactment of any applicable public health orders​

  • Incurred a loss due to COVID-19​

CALCULATING THE GRANT AMOUNT

Lost Business Revenue + COVID-19 Related Expenses - Cost Savings Realized as Result of Closures - CARES Act Grant Funds

PREFERENCE & TIMING

Businesses that have not received money from the Paycheck Protection Program or were specifically named in the state public health orders requiring closures, will receive priority.

This priority includes:

  • Bars

  • Restaurants 

  • Theaters 

  • Gymnasiums 

  • Childcare facilities 

  • Trade schools 

  • Nail salons 

  • Hair salons 

  • Barber shops 

  • Massage therapy offices

  • Tattoo, body art and piercing shops 

  • Cosmetology 

  • Electrology 

  • Esthetics 

NEED MORE INFO?

If you have more questions about this fund or the COVID-19 Business Relief Program in general and how your business or nonprofit can learn more and apply, below are some resources that can help: