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Posted on: June 14, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Amherst Existing Small Business Grant Applications Due June 30th

View of Downtown Amherst with brick buildings and flower planter containing red flowers

The Amherst Business Improvement District (BID), in collaboration with the Town of Amherst, has been allocated $25,000 to help small, brick and mortar, storefront businesses throughout the Town of Amherst MA with project-based grant assistance. There are limited funds and we want to make sure that these funds have a direct impact. In order to do so, we are requesting you apply for funding for a specific "project" that will assist your businesses to thrive post-pandemic. A "Project" can be, but is NOT limited to: exterior upgrades such as paint, lighting, or awning replacement; interior upgrades such as paint, shelving, internal branding/marketing; Marketing Technology needs such as branding, logo upgrades, web design, social media training. These are just a few examples. 

Grants will be between $1,000 - $5,000. The application deadline is June 30, 2022. 

Applications will be reviewed using a scoring system and then by a committee between July 1- 15. Funding will be released immediately upon award notice. Follow-up and completion of projects will be required. 

Please contact with questions.

To review the full grant guidelines and apply online, click here

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