On September 24, 2020 Governor Kay Ivey allocated $35 million dollars from the Alabama Federal Coronavirus Relief Fund to establish a grant program to help doctors, dentists, clinics, and other providers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will open at noon on Monday, October 5, 2020 and run through noon on October, 16, 2020. The State of Alabama will offer cash grants in an amount up to $15,000 to providers that meet eligibility requirements.
A summary of the program is provided below. Please contact us with any questions and/or assistance.
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The Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) includes funds distributed to state governments to use to pay costs incurred in responding to the COVID-19 outbreak. The purpose of the Coronavirus Relief Fund appropriation is for the funds to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19 only. No other purpose is authorized. Funds may not be utilized to replace or supplant any other funding nor to fill any revenue shortfall.
Eligible Applicants Include:
Ineligible Applicants Include:
*** It is important to note that if you received funds from the State of Alabama Small Business, Nonprofit, or Faith-based Grant Programs which was made available in July, you are NOT eligible to apply.
Additional Eligibility Requirements
In addition to the above applicant eligibility, provider must verify that it:
Under federal law, eligible uses must meet three conditions:
Among other conditions, a qualifying provider will have to certify that the amounts granted through this program will not be used for the following purposes:
For further context of permissible use of the grant award, please review Coronavirus Relief Fund Guidance and Coronavirus Relief Fund Frequently Asked Questions on the U.S. Department of the Treasury Website.
Applications will be accepted on October 5, 2020 at noon and will close on October 16, 2020 at noon. There will be no exceptions to apply before or after the application dates.
Applications must be submitted electronically at https://alabama.submittable.com/submit
Please note we have summarized portions of the Grant Program for purposes of this notification. For the complete details and additional information, visit The State of Alabama Health Care and Emergency Response Provider COVID-19 Relief Grant Program.