Williston Economic Development
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Williston Economic Development
Mini-Match Program

MINI-MATCH PROGRAM OPTIONS:

New Business:

  • 1:1 Match up to $5,000.00 in matching grants for new business startups. No Minimum.
  • Business must be within first year of operation.
  • Eligible matching dollars include Fixture, Furniture, Equipment, Store front Remodel.
  • Receipts required for reimbursement
  • Project must have obtained all necessary permits and be in compliance
  • Under $2,000.00 in match reimbursement is open for administrative review only.


Child Care:

  • New Child Care start-ups and existing remodels are eligible for a 1:1 match not to exceed $5,000.00 in matching funds
  • Eligible matching dollars included: Fixtures, Furniture, Equipment, construction related build out costs, permit compliance related costs.
  • Receipts required for reimbursement
  • Project must be a licensed (Or in process of licensing) child care facility through the State of ND.
  • Providers who receive mini-match dollars must remain in operation for a minimum of 2-years from application date. Failure to do so will result in a pro-rated return of grant dollars to the STAR Fund.
  • New and existing providers who receive start up assistance through the Mini Match program are ineligible for the annual assistance grant for two years of licensed operation.
  • Under $2,000.00 in match reimbursement is open for administrative review only.


Signage:

  • 1:1 match up to $5,000.00 in matching grants for new business startups. No minimum.
  • Matching reimbursement limited only towards the cost of the sign (Installation fees are not eligible)
  • Reimbursement based on receipts
  • Project must have obtained all necessary permits and be in compliance with local sign ordinance.
  • Project limited to the Williston City Limits and ETJ.
  • Under $2,000.00 in match reimbursement is open for administrative review only.
  • Additional information regarding the program can be found on the application:

Mini-Match Program Application