Village Recovery Grant Program

Village Recovery Grant Program

From William Kelley

The Village Alliance's Recovery Grant Program will provide seed money for new or existing storefront merchants to recover from the impacts of COVID-19.

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The Village Alliance is pleased to announce the launch of The Village Recovery Grant Program, a grant assistance program for commercial storefront businesses impacted by COVID-19 in the Greenwich Village, East Village and West Village neighborhoods of Manhattan. 

***Funds contributed to the Village Recovery Grant Program through this fundraising campaign WILL BE MATCHED 1:1 to a maximum of $25,000***  Double your impact now and help local merchants recover and thrive.

Merchants who receive grant funding will be connected to an advisor from the Pace University Small Business Development Center to receive one-on-one technical assistance on business planning essentials, including licensing, operations, financing, marketing and legal issues. A grant award cohort will also be established to communicate with and learn from peers.

The Village Recovery Grant Program will begin accepting applications from local merchants on April 15, 2021 and all applications must be completed by Monday, May 31, 2021.   The application, instructions and FAQs can be found at

The Village Recovery Grant Program fundraising campaign will remain open through June 30, 2021 unless otherwise noted.

Thank you for your supporting Village merchants!

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