City of Elyria ARP Small Business Grant Program (Ohio)

As a recipient of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding, the City of Elyria is offering grant for small businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19.

Donor Name: City of Elyria

State: Ohio

City: Elyria

Type of Grant: Grant

Type of Entity: Small Businesses

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 12/01/2021

Size of the Grant: $50,000


Under this program, the City will provide grants to businesses that are reopening or reconfiguring operations in response to COVID-19 or costs incurred as direct response to economic hardship resulting from the public health crisis.

Funding Information

  • Small businesses experiencing increased expenses and/or reduced revenue as a result of direct COVID-19 response, or for reopening or reconfiguring operations to meet public health requirements are eligible to apply for up to $50,000 in grant relief.
  • Funds can be used for documented COVID-related expenses as approved by the Elyria Economic Development Committee.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Business is physically located within the boundaries of the City of Elyria, Ohio.
  • Business is a Small Business as defined by the US Small Business Administration.
  • Only expenses that were or will be incurred from March 3, 2021 to December 30, 2022 are eligible for consideration.
  • All grant requests must be accompanied by documentation demonstrating economic harm as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency and to the extent to which funds would respond or address it.
  • All expenses incurred or anticipated must be documented by receipts and/or quotes from vendors. Additional documentation may be required to process the application.
  • Business does not have any current unpaid code enforcement liens.
  • Business is not operating in violation in any State, Federal, or local laws.
  • Business cannot be currently debarred or suspended.

Grant funds are for commercial purposes only. Funds generally cannot be used for construction or expansion related costs.

For more information, visit City of Elyria.