Businesses must meet the eligibility criteria: have a physical location in Arlington city limits (not including home occupancy businesses), have a current City of Arlington business license, have 50 or less full time employees (including owner, not including part-time employees), have been negatively impacted by COVID-19, are applying for eligible lease/rent/mortgage payments or other qualifying expenses, be at least 51% majority owner in the business, and have a business recovery/sustainability plan.
Businesses who have received a City of Arlington Business Rent Relief grant or Snohomish County Small Business Relief, Recovery, and Resiliency grant are ineligible for this grant.
The City has $117,000 to distribute to qualifying small businesses for grants up to $3,500 to cover expenses related to COVID-19. Eligible costs include payment or reimbursement of existing and current lease/rent/mortgage payments, or increase in expense related to COVID-19, improvements necessary to meet safety requirements, or other COVID-19 related expenses. Documentation of expense is required.
The grant application is open and closes November 30 at 10:00 a.m.
Apply here: https://arlingtonwa.seamlessdocs.com/f/rentgrant