Get Hired will offer employers hiring incentives to attract employees & encourages those individuals to stay hired by paying incentives after 90 days of continuous employment. Incentives are paid to the employer who then disburses those funds directly to the employee.
Register your organization or business beginning September 8th.
The “Get Hired” Program funded by the American Rescue Plan Act will launch on September 8thin an effort to help Small Businesses hire and retain new employees.
Employers will be paid a 10% administrative fee to cover any of their incurred cost to process the incentive.
Eligible Businesses or Organizations
Business or not-for-profit organization is located and (business is generating revenue) in Fort Bend County.
Business/ Organization must have been active (incurring revenue & expenses) as of December 31,2020.
Revenue Requirements: $25,000 - $5,000,000 (as reported on 2020 Tax Return as gross sales and receipts).
Business/organization must have at least one (1) employee (or owner/employee) and no more than fifty (50) employees
If your business has been financially impacted by COVID-19, additional funding up to $25,000 is available. Fort Bend County has awarded more than $47 million through the Small Business Emergency Grant Program and more funds have been made available.
Forgivable Grants for Small Business Owners in Fort Bend County!
Forgivable grants are available now for Small Businesses substantially impacted by COVID-19. Any Small Business in Fort Bend County that saw a reduction in revenues by 25% or more in 2020, compared to 2019, is qualified.
Grants can be used for commercial leases, payroll, PPE, and/or direct advertising expenses