Denton County launches second phase of business relief grant program

The Denton County Commissioners Court launched the second phase of the Operational Plan for Economic Normalization, or OPEN, Grant with a closing application date of noon July 6. (Tobi Carter/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Denton County Commissioners Court launched the second phase of the Operational Plan for Economic Normalization, or OPEN, Grant with a closing application date of noon July 6. (Tobi Carter/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Denton County Commissioners Court launched the second phase of the Operational Plan for Economic Normalization, or OPEN, Grant with a closing application date of noon July 6. (Tobi Carter/Community Impact Newspaper)

The second phase of Denton County's small-business grant program opens for applications beginning noon June 22.

The Denton County Commissioners Court launched the second phase of the Operational Plan for Economic Normalization, or OPEN, Grant with a closing application date of noon July 6.


The program is available to businesses with 100 or fewer full-time employees, and the amount received by each business will depend on documented financial impacts by the coronavirus pandemic. Grants of up to $50,000 will be provided, according to the county.

Money for the grants comes from $20 million received by the county from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

More information on eligibility and a direct link to the application can be found on Denton County's website.
By Liesbeth Powers
Liesbeth graduated from Baylor University with a degree in new media journalism in December 2018. She gained her newspaper experience as a staff writer and multimedia editor at her campus paper, The Baylor Lariat. Liesbeth joined the Community Impact team in August 2019, where she reports on all things Plano and Richardson, including Plano City Council and Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


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