Apply, apply, apply. That’s the message state and federal officials are sending to small business owners who need money to make it through the pandemic, as deadlines approach for new loan and grant programs. On the state front, the deadline for the current round of money from the Massachusetts COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program has been extended to Monday at 11:59 pm. Meanwhile, the Small Business Administration began accepting some applications for the newest round of its Paycheck Protection Program this week, but the full rollout begins Tuesday. Even if you got a PPP loan last year, you can apply for another one.
Here’s what you need to know about the newest PPP and state COVID-19 small business grants.
Updated: May 4, 2021