Restore Retail Grant
Opens Dec 20 2021 09:00 AM (EST)
Description

In response to the lasting negative economic impact of the public health emergency, Prince William County established the Restore Retail Grant for customer-facing small businesses that either own or lease their facility and would include retail, restaurants/food service, arts & entertainment, event venues, personal services, and child program businesses.


Eligibility Criteria

Location

Status

Size

Industry

Physical business address in Prince William County 


Open and operating as of December 31, 2020 with a 2021 Prince William County Business License.

Commercial location under 25,000 contiguous square feet OR standalone entertainment venue with capacity more than 1,100 permanent seats. 


Primary business operations in Arts; Entertainment; Event Venues*; Recreation;
Child Enrichment;
Personal Services;
Restaurants/
Food Services; Retail

Must have experienced financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic

*Wedding & Event Venues less than 20K square feet that is a permanent structure with plumbed restrooms located within the venue. 


Industry Sectors - These are examples of common businesses within eligible industry categories

Arts, Entertainment, 

Recreation

Childcare, Education, Instruction 

Personal Services 

Restaurants, Food Services 

Retail  


Museum 


Historical Site 


Indoor Recreation (Laser Tag, Escape Rooms, etc.) 


*Wedding & Event Venues 


Entertainment 


Daycare 


Preschool 


Programing (Martial Arts, Dance, Music) 


Nail Salon/Spa 


Hair Salon/Barber 


Massage Therapy 


Gyms, Yoga, Fitness Studio 


Dry-cleaning 


Restaurant 


Brewery, Winery, Distillery 


Caterer 


Food Truck 



Storefront 


Mall Cart/Kiosk 

(Potomac Mills or Manassas Mall)  




Ineligible Businesses

  1. International/National Brands that are not locally owned and operated in Prince William County 
  2. Franchise businesses, except those that are locally owned and operated in Prince William County 
  3. Businesses delinquent on County taxes as of March 1, 2020
  4. SBA Restaurant Revitalization Grant recipients (separately funded by the American Rescue Plan Act)
  5. Businesses within a Co-Working Space
  6. Gaming Emporiums and Gambling Establishments
  7. Vape, tobacco and CBD retailers 
  8. Adult entertainment businesses 
  9. Home-based businesses


Before you Apply, you’ll need to:

  1. Carefully review the eligibility criteria
  2. Know total square footage occupied and date the business occupied its commercial space 
  3. Scan a copy of the lease or mortgage agreement showing
    • Date the commercial space became occupied
    • Total Square Footage occupied
    • Signature Page to the agreement
  4. Scan a copy of the current Prince William County or Town Business License 

For questions or assistance with the application, contact Clarice Grove, Small Business Manager at [email protected]

Apply

Restore Retail Grant


In response to the lasting negative economic impact of the public health emergency, Prince William County established the Restore Retail Grant for customer-facing small businesses that either own or lease their facility and would include retail, restaurants/food service, arts & entertainment, event venues, personal services, and child program businesses.


Eligibility Criteria

Location

Status

Size

Industry

Physical business address in Prince William County 


Open and operating as of December 31, 2020 with a 2021 Prince William County Business License.

Commercial location under 25,000 contiguous square feet OR standalone entertainment venue with capacity more than 1,100 permanent seats. 


Primary business operations in Arts; Entertainment; Event Venues*; Recreation;
Child Enrichment;
Personal Services;
Restaurants/
Food Services; Retail

Must have experienced financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic

*Wedding & Event Venues less than 20K square feet that is a permanent structure with plumbed restrooms located within the venue. 


Industry Sectors - These are examples of common businesses within eligible industry categories

Arts, Entertainment, 

Recreation

Childcare, Education, Instruction 

Personal Services 

Restaurants, Food Services 

Retail  


Museum 


Historical Site 


Indoor Recreation (Laser Tag, Escape Rooms, etc.) 


*Wedding & Event Venues 


Entertainment 


Daycare 


Preschool 


Programing (Martial Arts, Dance, Music) 


Nail Salon/Spa 


Hair Salon/Barber 


Massage Therapy 


Gyms, Yoga, Fitness Studio 


Dry-cleaning 


Restaurant 


Brewery, Winery, Distillery 


Caterer 


Food Truck 



Storefront 


Mall Cart/Kiosk 

(Potomac Mills or Manassas Mall)  




Ineligible Businesses

  1. International/National Brands that are not locally owned and operated in Prince William County 
  2. Franchise businesses, except those that are locally owned and operated in Prince William County 
  3. Businesses delinquent on County taxes as of March 1, 2020
  4. SBA Restaurant Revitalization Grant recipients (separately funded by the American Rescue Plan Act)
  5. Businesses within a Co-Working Space
  6. Gaming Emporiums and Gambling Establishments
  7. Vape, tobacco and CBD retailers 
  8. Adult entertainment businesses 
  9. Home-based businesses


Before you Apply, you’ll need to:

  1. Carefully review the eligibility criteria
  2. Know total square footage occupied and date the business occupied its commercial space 
  3. Scan a copy of the lease or mortgage agreement showing
    • Date the commercial space became occupied
    • Total Square Footage occupied
    • Signature Page to the agreement
  4. Scan a copy of the current Prince William County or Town Business License 

For questions or assistance with the application, contact Clarice Grove, Small Business Manager at [email protected]

Apply
Opens
Dec 20 2021 09:00 AM (EST)