Grant opportunities within the Great Streets program.
FY22 Great Streets Retail Small Business Assessment
Request for Application (RFA) Release Date: Friday, August 12, 2022
Grant Identification No.: DMPED – FY22- GSRSBA
The Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) invites the submission of proposals for the Great Streets Retail Small Business Assessment. DMPED will award up to a maximum of $300,000.00 to a qualified consultant to assess the Great Streets program’s geographic boundaries and program parameters using quantitative and qualitative evidence and produce a report explaining the findings and recommendations to improve program efficacy.
Great Streets Retail Small Business Grant - CLOSED
The Great Streets Retail Small Business Grant is the hallmark grant opportunity for the Great Streets program. The grant is meant for retail small business owners in eligible corridors throughout DC to renovate their storefront to attract new customers and drive profitability. This grant is competitive, and we encourage businesses that have thought out renovating plans to apply for the grant.
Applications Closed - December 10, 2021 - January 31, 2022
Legacy Small Business Recovery Grant - CLOSED
The Legacy Small Business Recovery Grant is for business owners who have been established and in operation in DC for a minimum of 20 years and seeking financial support to continue operations. The business must be located in one of our Great Streets corridors.
DC Locally Made Manufacturing Grant
The DC Locally Made Manufacturing Grant is for qualified small business and real estate developers whose core business aligns with light manufacturing. The grant will support capital or tenant improvements of commercial property with designated industrial use located in a Great Streets corridor.
Request for Applications (RFA) Release Date: Friday, February 25, 2022 | Submission Deadline: Friday, March 25, 2022
Virtual Information Session is scheduled for March 18, 2022 at 10:00AM
Small Business Resiliency Fund - Opens in Oct.
The Small Business Resiliency Fund is a $10,000 grant to support business pivots, infrastructure development (e.g. e-commerce platform, digital retail), COVID-19 related marketing expenses, and the purchase of PPE and/or disinfection products for the business.
Small Business Resiliency Administration Grant
The Small Business Resiliency Administration Grant is for fund managers only (i.e. qualified US Department of Treasury certified CDFIs and/or nonprofit CBOs). The selected grantee will provide grant administration for Great Street's Resiliency Fund.
Neighborhood Prosperity Fund
The Neighborhood Prosperity Fund (NPF) supports architectural and engineering costs, construction costs, tenant improvements, or historical preservation building improvements that are located within the boundaries of NPF census tract.
Request for Applications (RFA) Release Date: Friday, February 25, 2022 | Submission Deadline: Friday, April 8, 2022