The application for the new $25 million microgrant program to provide relief to local small businesses affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) has launched, and eligible applicants should apply now.
The Mayor and the Council of the District of Columbia are investing $25 million in the DC Small Business Recovery Microgrant Program, which will be housed in the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED).
The microgrants will be available to businesses, non-profits, and independent contractors or self-employed individuals. These grants of up to $25,000 will provide financial support for expenses such as employee wages and benefits, rent, and other operating costs.
For more information and to apply, visit https://coronavirus.dc.gov/dc-
The application will close at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2020.