As of Monday, August 31, 2020, business which previously received any amount of Payment Protection Program (PPP) or Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) are now eligible to apply for the AK CARES grant program. Secondary source income businesses are also eligible under the new expansion. The AK CARES grant program provides $5,000 to $100,000 in economic relief to businesses and commercial fishermen.
AK CARES grant applications must be submitted through the online portal at www.akcaresonline.org. HEDC is available to assist with applications at our 2nd Avenue office in Bell’s Store from Tuesday to Friday, 9am – 4pm.