SMALL BUSINESS & FOR-PROFIT FARMING OPERATIONS APPLY HERE

Initial Round of Applications Closed on August 27 and the waitlist is also now closed.

Full Program Guidelines

For full program information and full eligibility requirements, please look at the
Scott County COVID-19 Business Recovery Program Guidelines

If you have questions related to the status of your application, please send them to Lee Hall at ScottCo@nextstagemn.org.

FAQ DOCUMENTS:

Support for Scott County
In-Home
Childcare Providers:
  • Scott County childcare providers can apply for the funding starting at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, August 19. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Thursday, August 27.
  • All eligible licensed in-home family childcare providers in Scott County will receive an email with a link to the application. Emails will be sent to the license holder for family childcare providers. Providers will have the option to decline the funds if they do not want to receive them.
  • The fund administrator, NextStage, will notify approved applicants by email on or before September 4, 2020.
Support for Scott County Small
Businesses
& For-Profit Farming:
  • Applications will be accepted starting at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, August 19. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Thursday, August 27.
  • The application link will be posted here on this page during the open application period.
  • If applications exceed the funding available, the fund administrator will select grant recipients using a lottery system.
  • The fund administrator, NextStage, will notify approved applicants by email on or before September 4, 2020.