Available Now! Application Form for City of Miami Beach Small Business Grant
The application form for the City of Miami Beach is now available online for the city's grant aimed at Miami Beach small businesses affected by the pandemic. The program aims to avoid job losses and assist those small businesses affected by emergency orders and business closures by providing working capital to help retain jobs held by low-income residents.
Award recipients will receive grants up to $10,000 for use on any business expense, such as payroll, utilities, rents, and COVID-related expenditures. Award recipients must hire or retain, for a period of 12 months, one (1) employee that resides in a Miami Beach household earning 80% or less AMI (Area Median Income), otherwise the award must be repaid back to the City. The business is not required to hire a new employee if a current employee earns 80% or less AMI and is a Miami Beach resident.
Low-Income (80%) AMI
- 1 - Person $51,200
- 2 - Person $58,500
- 3 - Person $65,800
- 4 - Person $73,100
- 5 - Person $78,950
- 6 - Person $84,800
- 7 - Person $90,650
- 8 - Person $96,500
How to Apply
To apply for the Miami Beach Small Business Grant,
Applications will only be accepted between Monday, June 15 at 9 a.m. and Friday, June 26 at 5 p.m.
Following screening for eligibility, applicants will be entered in either one of two lottery drawings:
- (1) businesses participating in the MB Standard program
- (2) businesses who are not participating in the program
For more information about MB Standard,
. Following expiration of the application window, award recipients will be randomly selected by lottery until program funding is depleted. If a business fails to meet eligibility requirements, the business will be disqualified from consideration.