>PRESS RELEASE, Feb 3, 2021: 2nd ROUND of CDBG-CV Grants for Business Support:
The second round of Norton County CDBG-CV applications for business support grants for businesses operating outside Norton City Limits but inside Norton County is now open. See details below, including all required documents, application deadline is February 19, 2021 5pm.
PRESS RELEASE CLICK HERE
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS CLICK HERE
DOCUMENT #1: Norton CDBG-CV Application Pages 1 & 2 CLICK HERE
DOCUMENT #2: Norton CDBG-CV Application Pages 3 & 4 CLICK HERE
DOCUMENT #3: D&B Application (Dunn & Bradstreet Number needed for grant application) CLICK HERE
DOCUMENT #4: Norton County Employee Certification Form with Limits CLICK HERE
>PRESS RELEASE, Jan 11, 2021: Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) officially re-opened
PPP officially reopened today and we have included some details on the program below as well as attached a presentation from the SBA. As many of you may have heard, the legislation made some new organizational types eligible for funding as well as a second round of funds available for those most impacted small businesses.
DEADLINE: Applications for the PPP will be accepted until March 31, 2021.
MORE INFO: More information as well as a list of participating lenders can be found on the Treasury’s website here: : https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/cares/assistance-for-small-businesses
POWER POINT: To view the PPP PowerPoint presentation click here.
>PRESS RELEASE, Jan 11, 2021: Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL) officially re-opened through 2021
The EIDL portal through the SBA is officially reopened. These low-interest loans can be used on a variety of business-related expenses.
LEARN MORE AND APPLY HERE: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/economic-injury-disaster-loans
For the most comprehensive and up-to-date COVID-19 information for small business owners, independent contractors, and sole proprietors, as well as unemployment filing and insurance, please visit the KSBDC website at: https://www.kansassbdc.net/covid19
KANSAS TOGETHER - a website intended to be a one-stop resource for Kansas families and business owners seeking quick access to the information and tools needed to navigate and mitigate the impact of coronavirus in our state.
Kansas Department of Labor Website: https://www.dol.ks.gov/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Website CLICK HERE for Resources for Business & Employers
Kansas Department of Commerce Business Resources-Includes Many State and Local Links CLICK HERE for Information and Resources related to funding, incentives, and loans.
USDA & Food & Nutrition Service relief measures CLICK HERE for Information and Resources to help rural residents and businesses.
Sept. 2017: TRAVELING KANSAS is a local production from Smoky Hills Public Television that highlights communities, people and attractions across the state. This episode explores the past and present with a spotlight on the restoration of several historic buildings in Norton and the economic development efforts throughout the county.
Valley Hope of Norton (Founded in 1967) With a 50-year legacy of helping thousands of patients and families, Valley Hope is nationally-known as a trusted provider of addiction treatment and recovery support. Founded in Norton in 1967, Valley Hope provides patient-centered, compassionate treatment to people and families impacted by drug and alcohol addiction. Valley Hope’s residential treatment program includes safe, medically-monitored detoxification from drugs and alcohol, healing therapies, addiction education, family care, relapse prevention planning and long-term recovery strategies. If you or someone you know is struggling with drugs or alcohol, get help 24/7 by calling for a free, confidential assessment. Learn more about addiction, treatment and recovery by calling 1-800-544-5101 or visit https://valleyhope.org
HOUSING PRESS RELEASE: Norton City/County Economic Development Announces Fresh. New. Norton County Housing Program
MEDIA RELEASE: Governor Laura Kelly Relocates Tourism to the Kansas Department of Commerce to Spur Economic Growth
Norton County Community Foundation Awards $2,500 in March Grant Cycle PRESS RELEASE
Norton County Entities Receive $1.3 Million in COVID -Relief Funding PRESS RELEASE