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No, to be considered eligible you must conduct business at a physical commercial location in McKinney.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the application online via a computer or mobile device so the applications and subsequent payments can be processed efficiently. If an applicant does not have internet access, contact MCDC by email or call 972-547-7653.
Different businesses in different locations with the same ownership are eligible for multiple grant applications.
Businesses or nonprofits operating out of the same location are not eligible for multiple grant applications.
The city has partnered with McKinney Community Development Corporation and the grant program is funded by up to $1 million dollars in unallocated MCDC promotional funds, as legislative parameters allow.
Only applications submitted during the 10-day window can be considered.
Please contact MCDC by email or call 972-547-7653.
If there are funds remaining, a second round of grants may be considered.
The funding, per grant, will be reduced on a proportionate basis.
The business can employ no more than 50 FTE employees across all locations and at least 10% of the employees must work out of the McKinney location.
This information is collected during the grant application in order to provide the most efficient payment schedule and is encrypted on the ZoomGrants site. If the applicant is not awarded grant funding, the information will be deleted.
Grant applications are not awarded on a first come, first serve basis, or prioritized in any way.
If a business is eligible, the recommended grant amount will be based on the submitted eligible expenses, up to a maximum award of $1,500. If applications exceed the total program budget, all eligible grants may be reduced proportionally.