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Small Business COVID Relief Grant

Posted on: November 23, 2020 10:30 pm

The Fairfield Township Small Business COVID Relief Grant Program will provide small businesses with some monetary relief from expenses incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses may request up to $10,000 with proper documentation to show proof of reimbursable expenses. 

Eligible Small Businesses

  • Must have brick-and-mortar business location within Fairfield Township.
  • Must be a for-profit entity in business as of January 2019.
  • Must have fewer than 25 full-time equivalent. employees
  • Franchise businesses are eligible if locally-owned and all other criteria is met.
  • For complete list of qualifications, please refer to the Grant Application. 
Eligible Expenses
  • Business interruption costs that are traditional reoccurring operational overhead expenses, but which the business suffered economic hardship in its efforts to repay as a result of State-sanctioned closured, limited operations, or increased restrictions because of COVID-19, such as mortgage payments, rent payments, utility payments and payroll expenses.
  • Business interruption costs that were additional costs the business had to expend in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, such as items meant to protect the public and employees during the pandemic (PPE, hand sanitizer, etc.) or costs incurred during a reopening process (plexiglass barriers, signage communicating state-based requirements for public access, etc.)

Small Business COVID Relief Grant APPLICATION  (click on link)

Information Sheet (click on link)

Flyer (click on link)


Applications will be accepted Tuesday, November 24, 2020 through Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

Demand may exceed funds so it's a first come, first served grant program. Due to the nature of the program and federal funding restrictions, please read the Grant Application carefully.

Questions should be emailed to jvonderhaar@fairfieldtwp.org