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Marlborough COVID-19 Small Business Relief Program

Grants to Massachusetts Small Businesses in Eligible
Areas for Assistance During the Coronavirus Crisis

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Funding Source:

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Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

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Grants of up to $5,000 to Massachusetts businesses in eligible locations for support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to assist local small businesses that have been negatively impacted by the pandemic and are reopening under the state’s new guidelines. Eligible businesses are located in the City of Marlborough. Grants may be used for safety and operational retrofits for re-opening, personal protective equipment, training, and other costs related to re-opening.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 190712

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $5,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The program is open to for-profit existing Marlborough businesses that can demonstrate or provide the following:
- The business has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic;
- 25 employees or less;
- Have been in their current Marlborough space and open for business for at least 6 months prior to March 16, 2020;
- Costs are related to re-opening under the state’s re-opening guidelines;
- Quotes, invoices or receipts showing how the funds will be or were used;
- Proof of purchase within 30 days of receiving award;
- Business and owner in good standing with the City of Marlborough and the State of Massachusetts by way of providing Certificate of Good Standing;
- Documentation verifying the number of employees on payroll (such as IRS payroll tax filings or payroll and unemployment insurance filings);
- Copy of current lease agreement;
- Willingness to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement “MOA” with the MEDC

Grant funds are not intended to be used as a supplement to other federal or state COVID-19 relief programs that a business previously received.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for completed submissions is August 4, 2020

Eligible businesses will be awarded funds on a first-come first-serve basis.

Applications received after August 4th may be considered if funding is still available.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email applications to Lisa Martins at

Or submit to:
Linda Martins
Marlborough Economic Development Corporation
91 Main Street, Suite 204
Marlborough, MA 01752

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