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The District’s Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) is sponsoring the Robust Retail Citywide grant program.
The program supports existing District-based retail businesses in maintaining operations and viability during the ongoing small business crisis, department officials said. The grants are $5,000. To qualify for a grant a business must have 25 employees or fewer and a licensed location in the District.
Professional service industry, home-based and nonprofit businesses, and 2022 awardees are not eligible for this grant opportunity. The application deadline is April 10 at 2 p.m.
Questions regarding the 2023 Robust Retail Grant can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For information sessions and office hours, visit bit.ly/DSLBDeventbrite. To learn more about the program, visit dslbd.dc.gov/robustretailgrant.