The City of North Las Vegas is now accepting applications for the second phase of the NLVCares Economic Aid Supporting Establishments (EASE) Fund on the City's COVID-19 assistance program website, nlvcares.com.
The North Las Vegas City Council approved the NLVCares EASE Fund for small businesses that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The NLVCares EASE Fund provides approved businesses with a grant equal to three months of their current commercial rent (capped at $50,000) which can be used for any regular business expense.
Small businesses (fewer than 100 employees) in the categories listed below with a physical storefront in North Las Vegas are eligible to apply:
- Restaurants & Bars, Pubs, Wineries, Distilleries, and Breweries (those that serve food and those that do not);
- Gyms, Fitness Studios, Dance Studios, Martial Arts Studios & similar establishments;
- Gaming establishments;
- Arcades, Racetracks, Bowling Alleys, Mini Golf, Amusement & Theme Parks, and similar;
- Libraries, Museums, Art Galleries, Aquariums and Zoos.
Eligible businesses above must also:
- Have a physical storefront in North Las Vegas with a current lease/mortgage. Home-based businesses are ineligible for this program.
- Have a current NLV Business License.
Businesses that received an EASE Fund grant in Round 1 will automatically be granted an additional two months of rent funding and do not need to complete an application.
New applicants must answer all questions on the online form and attach 1) a copy of your current commercial lease or mortgage statement 2) a copy of your current NLV business license and 3) a completed and signed W-9. Complete and eligible applications will be reviewed and recommended for funding on a first-come, first served basis until funding is depleted. All application information will be verified by City staff.
The online application portal at NLVCares.com is now open and closes at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 22. The City will not accept applications after the application window closes. All applications will be screened for eligibility based on the listed requirements and completeness of the application.
For more information, please contact the NLVCares team from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday at 702-633-1073.
This program is funded by Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Coronavirus Relief Fund dollars as part of a sub-grant from Clark County to North Las Vegas. Over 80% of that funding is allocated for relief programs for residents and businesses. To view programs currently open to North Las Vegas residents and businesses, visit nlvcares.com