The Small Business Assistance Grant is designed to provide necessary relief to Osage majority owned businesses who have been negatively impacted by the effects of COVID-19. The COVID-19 Task Force has allocated Federal CARES ACT Relief Funds to provide small businesses assistance in ensuring the survival and stability of these crucial businesses.

Please note that if all requested information is not provided in the submitted application, the application will be automatically denied.

Read all the information on this page and the guidance sheet before you complete the online application form.

  • A business in good standing with the individual business state’s Secretary of State.
  • Current on their most recent quarterly or yearly taxes with the individual business(es) State Tax Commission, depending on when the business is required to file.
  • Revenue loss must be caused by the impact of COVID-19 and the grant must be necessary to help the business recover from the negative effects of COVID-19.
  • 51% majority ownership of the business of the Osage enrolled member.

  • Osage membership enrollment number
  • Documentation proving 51% majority ownership of the business of the Osage enrolled member such as:
    • Articles of Organization, Partnership Agreement, Operating Agreement, or notarized statement if the business is not an LLC, Partnership, Incorporated, S Corp, etc.
  • The following business related documentation:
    • To determine revenue losses for the business(es) and establish eligibility for the program including:
      • Any relevant and accurate documentation typically maintained in the ordinary course of business to determine the financial loss that the Osage Nation Small Business Assistance Review Committee may use to calculate an eligible grant amount:
        • If Existing business (established for more than 1 year):
          • Provide a notarized 2019 month to month profit and loss statement from the date your business was established.
          • Provide a notarized 2020 month to month profit and loss statement from the date your business was established.
        • If New business (established for 1 year or less):
          • Provide a notarized month to month profit and loss statement from the date your business was established.

What is the Osage Nation Small Business Assistance Grant?
The Small Business Assistance Grant is designed to provide necessary relief to Osage-majority owned businesses who have been negatively impacted by the effects of COVID-19.
Is the application only available online?
Yes, to provide a more streamlined process and rapid assistance to Osage majority-owned businesses it was determined to provide the application via online only.
What does Osage majority-owned business mean?
An Osage enrolled member who has documented proof they have 51% majority ownership of the business.
How much assistance will I receive?
Business may be awarded the revenue lost which was caused by the impact of COVID-19; up to $10,000 per eligible application.
How can I apply?
Members can download the application through the Osage Nation and Osage News social media links or complete it online.
How long is the application period?
October 15, 2020 – November 15, 2020, after 11:59 pm (CST) on November 15, 2020 applications will be closed.
If I own more than one business, can I apply for each business I own?
Yes, one application per business, will need to be completed.
How long is the application review process?
The application review process is determined by the number of the applications received.
How long will it take to be notified if I am approved?
Once applications have been reviewed, applicants will be notified within 30 days.
What types of documents do I need to provide to show I have 51% majority ownership?
Depending on the type of business, acceptable documents include a notarized copy of Articles of Incorporation, Partnership Agreement, Operating Agreement, or notarized statement if the business is not an LLC, Partnership, Incorporated, S Corp, etc.
What type of financial information do I need to provide?
If New Business (established for 1 year or less) provide a notarized month to month profit and loss statement from the date your business was established.

If Existing Business (established for more than 1 year) provide a notarized 2019 and 2020 month to month profit and loss statement.
If I have applied for assistance from other resources, will I be excluded from applying for the Osage Nation Small Business Assistance Grant?
No, you will not be excluded from applying for the Osage Nation Small Business Assistance Grant.
If I have applied for assistance from other resources, will I be excluded from applying for the Osage Nation Small Business Assistance Grant?
No, you will not be excluded from applying for the Osage Nation Small Business Assistance Grant.