More help is on the way for struggling New Jersey businesses that still cannot fully reopen due to the state's Covid-19 restrictions. Governor Murphy announced yesterday $100 Million in state CARES Act money would be made available. The money will be distributed as follows. $70 Million to restaurants, mircobusinesses and other small businesses through Phase 3 of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program. $15 Million dollars will be distributed through the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Rental Assistance Program. $10 Million to help small business purchase personal protective equipment and $5 Million to support food banks. This money is from the CARES Act which passed last spring and was signed into law by President Trump back on March 27th.
Source: Sussex County Chamber of Commerce