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Small Business and Nonprofit Grant Program under the American Rescue Plan Act

THE TOWN'S CONSULTANT, UHY ADVISORS, LLC WILL HOLD A WEBINAR ON OCTOBER 12, 2022 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. to explain the Application, Approval Process and Answer Questions. 

GRANT APPLICATION PORTAL OPENS OCTOBER 10, 2022 AT 8:00 A.M. AND CLOSES DECEMBER 9, 2022 AT 5:00 P.M.

NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 5:00 P.M. ON DECEMBER 9, 2022.

WHO MAY APPLY:

Businesses may apply for up to $25,000 if they meet the following criteria:

- not more than 60 employees (FTE);
- must be currently in business and have been in business since, 2019;
- have suffered a negative economic impact from the COVID-19 Pandemic;
- meets the other requirements in the application process

Nonprofits may apply for a grant if they meet the following criteria:

- must currently serve the residents of Wallingford and must have done so since 2019;
- must have suffered a negative economic impact or will offer a program benefiting Wallingford residents impacted by the pandemic;
- meets the other requirements in the application process 

OVERVIEW OF ARPA APPLICATION PROCESS & APPLICATION LINKS:

PAPER APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE TOWN HALL:
Town Clerk's Office, 45 South Main Street (Room 108)
  • COMPLETED PAPER APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED BY MAIL OR IN PERSON TO THE TOWN CLERK NO LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. ON DECEMBER 9, 2022. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00 P.M.
  • Mailing Address: Town Clerk, c/o ARPA Funding Application, 45 South Main St., Room 108, Wallingford, CT 06492
Expected Timeline (subject to adjustment):

October 10, 2022 – December 10, 2022:   Applications Submitted
December 2022 – January 2023:  ARPA Application Review Cmte. Reviews and Recommends Applications for Approval
February 2023:  Town Council and Mayor Application Review and Approval 
March 2023:  Agreements Entered Into with Award Recipients