Mentor Small Business Employee Retention (Bridge the Gap) Program
The City of Mentor has established the Mentor Small Business Employee Retention (Bridge the Gap) Program to assist small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program provides grant funds to Mentor-based businesses that retain or create a low-to-moderate income (LMI) position as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The Bridge the Gap Program is managed through the City of Mentor Planning and Development Department. The application form can be submitted for consideration via email after 9:00 AM on Friday, April 23, 2021. Applications submitted prior to that time will not be accepted. Applications will be reviewed, verified, and funds distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Questions regarding the program can be directed to email@example.com or (440) 974-5740.
COVID-19 Resources for Economic Support
The COVID-19 Pandemic has created a great strain on the nation’s healthcare system, but it’s not come without its economic difficulties as well. State leaders are working to ensure resources are readily available to Ohio businesses and workers to ensure we all weather this difficult time, remembering we are all in this together.
The links here will connect you with local, state and federal resources and funds for the following impacted categories:
- Small businesses and non-profits: economic disaster loan program, bar and restaurant relief, daycare ratio updates and more.
- Individuals and families: unemployment resources, health insurance relief, school meals and more.