On Friday, June 19, Governor Scott signed into law Act 115 creating the Vermont Emergency Economic Recovery Grant program. There is $70 million dollars being allocated to eligible Vermont businesses and non-profits that have suffered severe financial harm from the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional funds are already being discussed in the legislature.
The Grant application process opened on Monday, July 6. For eligibility and application information please click here.
For businesses that collect Rooms & Meals Tax on a monthly or quarterly basis, you will need to apply through the Vermont Department of Taxes. This is the same for Retail, Entertainment, or Recreation Operation businesses that collect Sales & Use Tax. Follow this link for more information and to apply.
For businesses that do not collect Rooms & Meals Tax and/or Sales & Use Tax and report minimal amounts of overall revenues, your grant application will be processed through the ACCD. Other businesses that should apply with ACCD are non-profit arts and cultural organizations, women and minority owned businesses, and outdoor recreational businesses. Click here for more information and to apply.
For other business Grant applications and information, please select the appropriate link below: