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City of Roanoke Small Business Recovery Grant Application

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  2. How to apply:

    Electronic applications are being accepted beginning August 14, 2020.

  3. Small Business Recovery Grant eligibility9-16-2020

  4. City of Roanoke Small Business Recovery Grant Guidelines_Page_2


  6. Full-time equivalent (FTE) employees on February 29, 2020 (including owner)

    *FTE defined as employees that work at least 30 hours/week or 130 hours/month are counted as one full-time employee.

  7. Maximum Grant Amount Available:

    1-3 FTEs: $1,250 maximum grant available; 4-20 FTEs: $7,500 maximum grant available; Over 20 FTEs: $12,000 maximum grant available


    Please tell us your business function:

  9. Primary Business Type:

    (Select One)

  10. Is your business home based? *

  11. General Business Information:

    (check one)

  12. Is your business SWaM?

    Small, women owned or minority business

  13. Have you received an EIDL or PPP Loan? *

  14. *Note*

    Preference will be given to certified SWaM businesses and to organizations that have not previously accepted funding from PPP, EIDL or other related federal programs.


  16. Layoffs:

  17. Temporary Furlough:

  18. Why did the demand for business slow (fully or partially) during the COVID-19 health emergency? (check all that apply)

  19. Operating online

    (choose one)

  20. Is the primary business location owned or rented?*

  21. Does the business have any capital reserves or available credit? *


    *Attach additional PDF documents if needed below.

  23. *PDF file only*

  24. *PDF file only


  26. What would you need for your business to resume full operations? (check all that apply)


  28. Please upload these attachments with your application:

  29. I certify that my business:*


    The Applicant covenants to save, defend, hold harmless and indemnify the City of Roanoke and the City of Roanoke Economic Development Authority, and all of its officers, departments, agencies, agents and employees (Collectively the “City”) from and against any and all claims, losses, damages, injuries, fines, penalties, costs (including court costs and attorney’s fees), charges, liability or exposure, however caused, resulting from, arising out of, or in any way connected with this application. The Applicant provides a waiver of confidential information provided to the Commissioner of the Revenue and Treasurer of City of Roanoke, and authorizes the internal use of this information for the grant analysis. The Applicant acknowledges that the City of Roanoke will keep all proprietary information voluntarily provided by the Applicant confidential to the extent permitted by the Virginia Freedom of Information Act and other applicable laws and regulations pertaining to the disclosure of records in its possession, and acknowledges that all grant award decisions are final and are not subject to appeal. I certify that I have read and understand and am authorized to complete and submit this application on behalf of the Applicant. I verify that the statements contained herein are true, accurate and complete. I acknowledge that false and inaccurate statements made on the application are grounds for immediate rejection of the application.

  31. Electronic Signature Agreement*

    By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

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