Passaic Main NPP District COVID Relief Grant Program

City of Passaic
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Small Business COVID Relief Grant Program
(For small businesses within the Main Avenue NPP District)

Thank you for your interest. The NPP Grant Program is now fully

subscribed and is currently not accepting new applications


The City of Passaic through the NJ Neighborhood Preservation Program is excited to offer a COVID-19 relief grant opportunity to help support local small businesses which have been adversely affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Map of the Main Avenue NPP Business District 


WHO IS ELIGIBLE?


Small Business owners with property within the Main Avenue NPP District boundaries who have been adversely affected by the Covid-19 Pandemic. Business Owners will be eligible for up to $10,000 of grant funding.

ELIGIBLE COSTS



The program is designed to reimburse unpaid costs associated with operational interruption due to the pandemic beginning March 1, 2020. Eligible items include but are not limited to:  Commercial rent for November and December and/or unpaid mortgage, rents and utilities since March 1, 2020.

HOW TO APPLY - APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH NOVEMBER 25, 2020, or earlier if funds are committed prior to that date.


Complete the PASSAIC MAIN AVENUE NPP ONLINE APPLICATION.
Submit the application and ALL supporting documents using this form and someone will contact you within  5 business days.  For questions please contact NPPGrant@cityofpassaicnj.gov.
 
PLEASE NOTE:  APPLICATIONS CANNOT BE ACCEPTED UNLESS ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS HAVE BEEN UPLOADED BELOW:

Required Supporting Documents

1. A copy of a current, signed and executed lease agreement with your landlord clearly showing 2020 monthly rent amounts. If you own a copy of latest mortgage statement. (This grant program will pay November and December 2020 rents/mortgages).

2. A filled out, signed and dated W-9 form. 
     Download form here: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf 

3. Proof of outstanding March - present operations expenses requested under this program that have not been reimbursed through other federal, state or county CARES funded relief programs. (Past due utility bills, unpaid payroll, unpaid invoices, past due rent/mortgage invoices/letters from landlord/lender, etc.)