The government is offeringdirect financial support (e.g. rent, etc.) for small business owners whosesales have declined due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19 and those sufferingto keep their business afloat because of the government’s reinforced quarantinemeasures.
□ Expedited first payment
○ Application Period:January 11 (Mon), 2021 ~
-To facilitate the application and payment process, the government will acceptapplications over a two-day period (odd number-even number system according tocorporate registration number): January 11 (Mon) ~ January 12 (Tue).
* January 11 (Mon): Applicants with a corporate registration number that endswith an odd number / January 12 (Tue): Applicants with a corporate registrationnumber that ends with an even number.
**Application will be open to all applicants from January 13 (Wed) and onwards
○ ApplicationInstructions: Apply online (via the official website)
-Search for the “Small Business Owners Support Fund (or Support Fund)” on anyweb portal or enter “버팀목자금.kr” in the addressbar.
□ Inquiries (Phone): Callcenter dedicated to the Support Fund (☎1522-3500 (available between 09:00 and18:00 on weekdays))
□ Online Inquiries: Officialwebsite (www.버팀목자금.kr) - Online chat service(available between 09:00 and 20:00 on weekdays)
□ Video Guide for OnlineApplications:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUY25J-0H5E