The City of Grand Rapids is providing grants up to $5,000 to qualifying small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. About $1 million in Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) funds will assist small businesses and microenterprises with payroll, rent, mortgage, utility, or similar business expenses. See the program overview and requirements below to determine whether you are likely to qualify.
Applications are accepted online.
A Citizen Access account is required, and you can find information on how to create an account here.
For help with any part of the application, contact one of these partner organizations:
Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses
People First Economy (Local First)
West Michigan Asian American Association
West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Program Overview & Requirements