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Coronavirus Relief Grant Programs

Rhode Island Coronavirus Relief Grant Programs - Help for Rhode Island Businesses

Below is a list of various Coronavirus Relief Grant Programs available to certain Rhode Island businesses. Review the information on each grant program and choose the one that is right for you.

Clicking on the link for the grant program will bring you to the webpage specific to that Grant Program. The grant specific webpage will provide you with additional information on that program along with a link to the program's online application.

If you are a new business or do not qualify for either of the programs below, you may be able to obtain help from the RI Commerce Corporation.
Contact the RI Commerce Corporation at (401) 521-HELP to see what help may be available to you.

 

Rhode Island Coronavirus Relief Grant Programs

NEW! Check out the lists of Grant Recipients under the Coronavirus Relief Grant Programs.

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Grant Program Brief Description Application Period Opens Application Period Ends Link
Early Closure Program For Restaurants and Bars

Registered with the RI Division of Taxation
Maintain an active Liquor License
Filed and paid Sales Tax for the months of July, August and September
Filed and paid Meals and beverage tax for the months of July, August and September

November 9, 2020
December 15, 2020
Rhode Island on Pause
Impacted by the restrictions mandated by the Governor's Rhode Island on Pause Executive Order
Registered with the RI Division of Taxation
Filing taxes with the RI Division of Taxation
Be a viable business - either currently open or temporarily closed
November 27, 2020
December 14, 2020