The RVA Small Business Relief Fund

The RVA Small Business Relief Fund application window is now open!

ChamberRVA and Facebook collaborated to create the RVA Small Business Relief Fund to provide immediate financial relief to the region’s small businesses in the form of unrestricted grants. Funds may be used to support rent, employee salaries, and operating costs as a stop-gap relief pending the release and distribution of anticipated federal and state aid.

The RVA Small Business Relief Fund is open to all qualifying applicants.

Criteria:

  • Based in the Richmond Region
  • Employ between 2-25 FTE (full time equivalent) employees
  • Have demonstrated negative financial impact from COVID-19
  • Have demonstrated need for working capital to support payroll expenses, rent, mortgage payments, utility expenses, or other similar operational expenses that occur in the ordinary course of business
  • Have demonstrated a focus on reopening as COVID-9 guidance and restrictions allow.
  • Apply Here

Application window will close Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Visit the RVA Small Business Relief Fund page for more information.

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