The City of Newburyport is committed to helping small businesses during these unprecedented times. We have established the Small Business Relief Grant Program to help small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
Up to 15 grants of up to $2,000 are available to qualified small businesses affected by COVID-19.
Grants can be used to help address fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable, lost sales, lost opportunities, and other working capital expenses that could have been recognized had the COVID-19 pandemic not occurred.
To qualify to receive grant funds, a small business will be defined as a for-profit entity with:
Fewer than 10 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) employees
Less than $250,000 in annual revenue
Registered with, in good standing with, and operating in the City of Newburyport (excluding chain or corporate franchise)
To apply, a small business owner must fill out an online application form that will be available on this website at 9 AM, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Only applications submitted thorught the online application form will be accepted. Additional information on the grant website, cityofnewburyport.com/bizrelief.
Grants will be awarded to businesses the week of July 6, 2020.