The City of Bloomington and Monroe County have made Food & Beverage Tax funds available to small businesses and organizations for COVID-19 relief.
City of Bloomington
The purpose of the Rapid Response Fund is to assist Bloomington-based businesses and nonprofits with short term funding support during the COVID-19.
More information and application can be found here: Rapid Response Fund
Monroe County is accepting applications from locally-owned businesses located outside the City of Bloomington that need support in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The county has allocated $200,000 from its share of Food & Beverage Tax revenues for this purpose. The expenditure of Food and Beverage tax dollars can only be made to support tourism.
Application: Monroe County COVID-19 Relief Application
More information about the U.S. CARES Act resources:
How U.S. Tourism Businesses Can Access SBA Coronavirus Emergency Funds