Trellus Local Delivery Grants to Help Businesses in New York State
The Covid-19 crisis has had a devastating effect on the New York State economy, and many business have had to make drastic changes in order to stay afloat. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer recently announced that the federal government is providing a $2 million grant through Trellus Local Delivery to assist small businesses in New York.
What is Trellus Local Delivery?
Trellus Local Delivery is a mobile app that connects local businesses to local delivery drivers. It allows these businesses to offer deliveries to customers with unprecedented efficiency and convenience. The platform also allows businesses to send targeted messages to customers that are specific to their area.
Who is Eligible for the Grants?
The grants are available to small businesses in New York that meet the criteria listed below:
- Businesses must have 10 or fewer employees
- Business must be registered in New York State
- Business must generate less than $100,000 in annual revenue
- Business must use Trellus Local Delivery to offer delivery services
How Can I Apply?
The process for applying for the grants is simple and straightforward. To apply, businesses must complete a brief online application and provide documentation proving their eligibility. Once the application has been approved, businesses will receive the funds within five days.
How Will the Grants be Used?
The grants will be used to cover the costs associated with using Trellus Local Delivery. This includes paying for delivery drivers and promotions that will help business attract new customers. The grants also cover the cost of subscriptions to the Trellus Local Delivery platform.
When is the Deadline to Apply?
The deadline for applications for the Trellus Local Delivery grants is May 31, 2021. Applications will not be accepted after this date, so businesses are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.
The availability of these grants is encouraging news for small businesses in New York State, as it allows them to take advantage of the convenience and efficiency of Trellus Local Delivery while also helping them stay afloat during the Covid-19 crisis. For those eligible, applying for the grant could make all the difference.