The Matanuska-Susitna Borough has committed $13 million to support eligible Mat-Su based small businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19. The information provided below presents answers to commonly asked questions on eligibility and how recipients will be chosen. Back to MSB CARES Grants
Grants will be awarded on a first-come first-served basis. The order of distribution will be determined by when the submitted application is complete, with all requested information received by the Borough. Priority for grants will be given first to those businesses that have not received any COVID-19 assistance, second to those who have received $10,000 or less in prior federal, state, or local COVID-19 assistance, and third to those who have received $10,000 or more.
The maximum amount of the grant is the lesser of $10,000 or 20% of the business’ gross reported revenues in 2019 as reported to the IRS.
Applications for the first round will be accepted starting at 10:00AM Monday, August 10 and ending at 11:59PM Sunday, August 16.
Once the application period opens on August 10, you may complete and submit an application online at https://msbcares.matsugov.us. You can also fill out an application in person at kiosk in the Mat-Su Borough Building at 350 E. Dahlia Ave. Palmer Ak 99645.
Thank you for your interest.