Grants offered for restaurants, bars, coffee shops in Barberton to fund COVID-19 cleaning expenses

Posted at 10:44 PM, Aug 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-31 07:37:21-04

BARBERTON, Ohio — New funding from the CARES Act is being offered to certain Barberton businesses to help them rebound from closures during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Disinfection Grant Program is providing funding for dine-in restaurants, bars and coffee shops across Barberton to help pay for cleaning expenses.

The City of Barberton will reimburse up to $750 per business for cleaning, sterilization or disinfection.

Grants are being offered on a first-come, first-served basis for eligible businesses that had or have a COVID-19 related closure between June 1 of 2020 and Dec. 31 of 2021.

Applications are currently being accepted and businesses can apply on the City's website here.

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