FY20 Robust Retail Grant: Citywide

The Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) is excited to announce that we will be accepting applications for the 2020 Robust Retail: Citywide grants starting January 15, 2020 and closing March 15, 2020.

DSLBD intends to award up to $10,000 per business to 40 businesses from the total $400,000 in available funding for 2020. Funds must be fully expended with appropriate receipts and accounting by August 31, 2020.

Who can apply?

Only For-profit consumer-facing, small retail businesses with a licensed location in DC are eligible for Robust Retail Citywide Grants. Home-based and non-profit businesses are not eligible for this grant opportunity. Applicants must have Clean Hands, a DUNS number, and active general liability insurance.

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