The Village Recovery Grant Program will provide $10,000 working capital grants to at least ten storefront businesses. To be eligible, merchants must be currently operating with a commercial storefront lease or planning to sign a storefront lease in the Greenwich Village, East Village and West Village neighborhoods. Further, Businesses must have less than 50 employees, a gross revenue of less than $5,000,000 annually and have 10 or fewer locations.
 
Merchants who receive the funding will be connected with a Pace University SBDC advisor to receive one-on-one assistance on business planning, including licensing, operations, financing, marketing and/or legal issues. The deadline to apply is May 31, 2021.