Application period for Stamford small business COVID-19 relief grant begins today

City officials say one-third of the grants will be reserved for small businesses owned and operated by women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans.

Apr 3, 2023, 9:44 AM

Updated 448 days ago

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Stamford small businesses adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are able to apply for financial aid starting Monday.
The city is offering a one-time grant of up to $10,000 for eligible small businesses. 
For-profit small businesses must be located or operated in Stamford in order to apply for the grant.
The businesses must also have less than 60 employees, including the owner; must have been in business since Jan. 1, 2019; must be owned by someone at least 18 years old; demonstrate the business was negatively impacted by the pandemic; and must have exhausted all funds from previous COVID-19 assistance for expenditures incurred through Dec. 31, 2020.
City officials say one-third of the grants will be reserved for small businesses owned and operated by women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans. 
For the full list of qualifications, click here.
Small business owners have until April 28 to apply. To access the application, click here.


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