Published on: Wednesday, April 1, 2020 News

Small Business Mini-Grant Program


In Response to COVID-19, Takoma Park Supports Impacted Local Businesses with a Citywide Small Business Mini-Grant Program


The City of Takoma Park has established a Takoma Park Citywide Small Business Mini-Grant Program to provide emergency assistance to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The City will issue grants of up to $3,000 per business for their immediate needs. 


The City will accept applications on a rolling basis, starting Thursday, March 26, 2020 (This application is now closed).

Mini-Grants will be announced by April 10, 2020. 

  • All small businesses located in Takoma Park are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to businesses located outside of the Old Town Business District (Laurel/Carroll Avenue area).   A separate fund has been established for Old Town Businesses through the Old Takoma Business Association (OTBA).  
  • The grants can be used for business operations, personal emergencies, inventory, salaries to employees, etc. 

No longer accepting applications for Citywide Small Business Mini-Grant Application. 

We would like to thank Old Takoma Business Association (OTBA) for assistance with the technical infrastructure for online applications. Please note that you will see OTBA branding and logo on the application, however, the application will be received and reviewed by a City of Takoma Park staff led review committee.


Questions or assistance with the application, please contact:
Grace Yixian Zhou, Economic Development Division