Arlington Small Business Emergency GRANT (Giving Resiliency Assets Near Term) Program
What is the GRANT program?
The GRANT program is designed to provide immediate financial assistance to Arlington’s small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The GRANT program would provide grants of up to $10,000 to businesses and nonprofits with less than 50 employees. Businesses may use grants for employee salaries and benefits, and other business capital and operating expenses directly related to the immediate impacts of COVID-19.
Funding for the program is coming from existing AED FY2020 budget.
Who is eligible to apply for the grants?
Arlington County businesses and nonprofits with less than 50 employees that have experienced sudden financial losses of 35% or more as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Businesses will be verified on company size, economic hardship, and good standing with Arlington County licenses and taxes to maintain eligibility.
Applications for Federal programs will not impact County GRANT eligibility.