ARPA COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program

Final Application Deadline was June 24, 2022

 In December of 2021, the City of Moscow launched the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Grant Recovery Program to assist small businesses and non-profit organizations in the community. To date, City Council has awarded grants to 33 applicants totaling more than $600,000 in assistance.

On June 6, 2022, the Moscow City Council voted to close the grant program. New or updated applications were to be received prior to June 24, 2022 by 4:00 pm.

More information can be requested from the City of Moscow Community Development Department at 504 South Washington Street, from the Moscow City Hall at 206 East Third Street, or by email to grantsmanager@ci.moscow.id.us.

ARPA Grant Information 

The City of Moscow launched two new grant programs with funds provided to the City through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). One grant program was for Social Service Non-Profits and would provide up to $25,000 per eligible applicant and the second grant program was for Small Businesses and would provide up to $15,000 per eligible applicant. All grants were dependent on available funding and program interest. The grants purpose was to help mitigate the financial hardships resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic as the health and safety of all citizens is the greatest priority and is of the upmost importance to the Mayor and City Council.

Resolution 2022-11 Small Business Non-Profit Program (PDF)

Small Business Grant Program

Small businesses or non-profits negatively affected by COVID-19 may have been eligible to receive a grant up to $15,000. Eligible expenses included direct costs, those costs incurred in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as operational costs where COVID-19 had resulted in a demonstrated substantial reduction in net income from lost revenue and/or operational expense increases when compared to pre-pandemic levels.

For more information about the qualifications:

Small Business COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program Guidelines (PDF)

Community and Social Services Non-Profit Grant Program

Grant funding was available for 501(c)3 non-profit organization's that had designed or developed new or expanded service programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Such programs should have been consistent with the non-profits mission and should have included evidence based intervention measures that were demonstrated to be successful in addressing the social and/or community need, and were responsive to the public health emergency and it's negative social and economic impacts upon low-income and socially vulnerable communities.

For more information about the qualifications:

Community and Social Services Non-Profit COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program Guidelines (PDF)

Helpful Resources

Grant Report Information